Woman threatened with gun and assaulted

Woman threatened with gun and assaulted

Woman threatened with gun and assaulted

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A woman was threatened with a gun and dragged into the street, where she was assaulted.

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 27-year-old woman from Hastings who was attacked in Cambridge Gardens, Hastings on Friday July 11 at 9pm.

The victim was socialising in a flat with people known to her when she was threatened with a firearm and then dragged into the street, where she was assaulted.

The victim sustained a cut and bruise to her hand.

PC Daniel Moss said: "We would like to talk to anyone that witnessed this assault in the street, please get in contact if you saw anything."

A 22-year-old woman, from St Leonards-on-Sea, was arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill and possession of a firearm with intent. She was questioned and released on bail until Wednesday August 27.

A 48-year-old woman, from Hastings, was arrested on suspicion of assault. She was questioned and released on bail until Wednesday August 27.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 1491 of 11/07. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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