Injured Woman Now Identified, Strathmore Avenue, Harehills, Leeds.

Monday, September 14, 2020

Police investigating an incident in Leeds where a woman was seriously injured after being dragged by car have now identified her.

The woman, who was injured in an incident involving a silver Vauxhall Astra in Strathmore Avenue, Harehills, at about 2.30pm yesterday (13/9), has been confirmed as a 30-year-old local woman, following contact overnight from her partner.

She remains in hospital with serious injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.

A 34-year-old man, who was arrested yesterday in connection with the incident, remains in custody.

Enquiries are continuing today to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

Anyone who witnessed it or who has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact Leeds District CID quoting reference 13200460224 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

 


Sunday 13th September 2020

Police are urgently seeking information following a serious assault, which occurred earlier today (13/09) on Strathmore Avenue in Harehills, Leeds.

At around 14:30pm, a woman was reported to have been dragged along the road by a silver Vauxhall Astra, which subsequently made away from the scene.

The victim, was transported to Leeds General Infirmary for immediate treatment and is in a serious, but stable condition.

A 34 year old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently in custody.

Leeds District Acting Detective Inspector, Victoria Alexander is investigating the incident and said:

“Unfortunately we currently have no way of being able to establish the identity of the victim, as she was found with no means of identification.

“Due to her current condition, we are not in a position to engage with her at this time, but it is crucial that we are quickly able to determine who she is and progress our investigations accordingly.

“It is likely that she will have family and friends who will also want to know what has happened and to support her during this time.

“This was clearly a traumatic incident, which has occurred in the middle of the day when it is likely people will have been in the vicinity and saw what happened.

“CCTV enquiries are taking place and we are looking to retrieve any dash-cam footage which may exist from other passing motorists.

“Crucially, I appealing to anyone who knows the identity of the injured woman to contact us straight away using the non-emergency number 101 or via the live chat system on the Force website quoting log reference 1038 of 13/09.

“I also want to hear from anyone who witnessed this or has further information that could assist our enquiries. If you would like to provide details anonymously, you can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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