Investigation launched after woman suffered serious injuries on Ferness Road in Hinckley

Mason Moore | Hinckley Reporter | 28 September 2021

DETECTIVES from Leicestershire Police’s Complex Investigation Team (CIT) are appealling for information after a 20-year-old woman was found with injuries last night (27 September) on Ferness Road in Hinckley.

Officers were called to Ferness Road, near Hollycroft, by East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) yesterday evening shortly before 10pm following a report that a woman had suffered pelvic injuries.

She was subsequently taken to hospital where she is still receiving treatment.

Officers are now continuing to establish how she sustained the injuries – and detectives working in the CIT want to hear from anyone who had witnessed a white van in the area.

Today (28 September), a 21-year-old woman from Northamptonshire was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Appealling in a statement, Detective Constable Sarah Jones, explained that she wants to hear from anyone who seen what happened, and that anyone with doorbell camera or dashcam footage should let the police know.

DC Sarah Jones, said: “The woman was found in a residential area, so I am keen to speak to anyone who saw what happened. If you have a doorbell camera or dashcam and were driving through the area at the time, then I’d like to speak to you.

“Did you see a white van in Ferness Road or the surrounding streets?

“I would also ask anyone who saw or heard anything unusual, untoward or suspicious to come forward. You may have information that could assist our investigation.”

Anyone with information is being asked to come forward and report it on the police’s non-emergency number of 101 quoting reference 21*562612, or alternatively, report it online here.

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