Woman hurt in assault

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POLICE are hoping to speak to good Samaritans who helped a woman after she was assaulted in Eckington.

Officers want to hear from a motorist who stopped to see if the 42-year-old needed help.

The man told her his name was Andy and he and his woman passenger took the victim home to Darcy Road, Eckington.

Officers want to trace the pair, who were travelling in a white or cream-coloured car.

A 40-year-old man has been arrested and questioned in connection with the assault, which took place in Church Lane, on Tuesday, April 24, at about 9.30pm.

DC Mark Woodcock, of Dronfield CID, said: “I’d really like to hear from the couple who helped this woman. Even if they didn’t see the assault they may have information .”

n Anyone with information is asked to call DC Woodcock on 101.