Appeal to trace good Samaritans following suspected assault in Widnes Date published: 2nd June 2017 4.55pm

Police are trying to trace two ‘good samaritans’ who came to the aid of a woman in distress in Widnes.

On Sunday 28 May around 00:45am, the victim was making her way home in an upset state on Albert Road, Widnes

The woman had sustained serious injuries and is believed to have been a victim of an assault.

A 45-year-old man has since been arrested on suspicion of assault and has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Detective Constable Tim Brookes said: “We are really keen to speak to the two women who helped the victim in the early hours of Sunday morning as we believe they can help us with our enquiries.

“These were very kind women who helped the victim when she was very vulnerable.

“We want to stress that we are not implicating the two women in any offences. We want to see if they can provide us with any vital information that can help achieve us justice for the victim.

“I urge the two woman to come forward and contact me or anyone who may know them, or have information that can help with our enquires to contact on 101 quoting incident number 104 of 28 May 2017."

Alternatively information can be left anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.