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WOMAN ASSAULTED AFTER SEAFRONT FIGHT

westerngardensassaultUPDATED: Police and Ambulance crews have this evening attended a fight between two females, which has resulted in one being hospitalised. 

Emergency services were called to the scene at Western Gardens on Ryde Esplanade at around 19:30 after receiving reports that two females were involved in a fight, one having been seriously assaulted.

westerngardensassault2Eye-witnesses have told Island Echo that one female was on the ground covered in blood before being taken by ambulance crews to St Mary’s Hospital for treatment.

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The other unknown female involved in the incident was arrested and placed into the back of a cell van.

The scene was cordoned off for a period of time while investigations took place with five Police vehicles present.

UPDATED: Hampshire Constabulary have confirmed that a 31-year-old woman was arrested at the scene on suspicion of of causing grievous bodily harm.

A 48-year-old woman remains in a stable condition in hospital today (Friday) having suffered facial injuries.

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