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Police appeal for information following disorder in Wellington

Police are calling for help from the public after a disorder involving a group of people that left one man injured.

Police officers went to the scene of the incident at around 00.30am today (Sunday 12 July).  One man was injured with lacerations to his shoulder and hip.  He was taken to hospital and later released. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening or life-changing.

Detectives investigating believe there are a number of witnesses to the incident and are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen what happened and the events leading up to the disorder.

They are particularly interested in speaking with anyone who may have captured footage or images on their mobile phone, or may have CCTV.

Detective Sergeant  Stephen Goddard said: “We were alerted to a disorder in the High Street in Wellington that occurred overnight. A man was injured and taken to hospital, he was later released.”

“We are appealing for any information in particular any CCTV, mobile phone videos or photos of the disorder that may help us with our investigation.”

“I would also like to reassure the community that we will have our Safer Neighbourhood Officers in the area throughout the day and night, and would encourage anyone with concerns or information to speak to them.” 

Two men, aged 18 and 24 years-old, from Telford have been arrested on suspicion of GBH in connection with the incident.

Anybody with information can contact police via the report function on www.westmercia.police.uk, by calling 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, quoting incident 33i of Sunday 12 July.

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