Police alert after 'high risk domestic abuse' incident in Dudley

-Credit: (Image: WMP)
-Credit: (Image: WMP)

Police are investigating a 'high risk' incident in the Black Country. Officers were alerted to the assault in Dudley on Saturday, June 29.

Brierley Hill Police responded after reports of a victim had been assaulted by their partner. A man was arrested on suspicion of 'domestic assault' and was set to remain in custody overnight, police said.

Officers shared an image of a marked police car parked up following the incident, which was branded a "high risk domestic abuse case." The team then handed over the case to the force's public protection unit (PPU).

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They will now be progressing the investigation. Brierley Hill Police took to X, formerly Twitter, to share news of the arrest late on Saturday night. They wrote: "Arrest: We have attend a high risk domestic abuse case in Dudley. Following that we have arrested a male for domestic assault and he will spend the night in custody.

"We have safeguarded the victim, as we hand over to PPU to progress #noexcuseforabuse."

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