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Police Try To Track Down 'Distressed' Woman
Police are seeking information about a suspicious incident which occurred at around 11.50pm on Saturday 4th August.
A woman was heard to shout and cry loudly and appeared in a distressed state.
She then got into a blue saloon vehicle with a man and left the area of Mousehole Lane, Midanbury.
Detective Constable Philip Attwood states "We are making enquiries to trace the woman involved in order to establish that she is safe and well.
"We would appeal for her or the man to contact us so that we can assess the nature of what occurred.
"It is possible this was nothing more than an argument between a couple that has raised concerns of local residents or it could be something more so we need to find out exactly what happened."
If you know anything about the incident or saw anything suspicious around this time then please contact DC 3652 Attwood on 101.
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