Isle Of Man / Ellan Vannin

Isle of Man police probe after 'serious assault'

A woman has been seriously injured in an assault in the Manx capital.

Police said the 23-year-old victim will need "extensive medical treatment" following the attack at about 20:45 BST on Thursday.

Detectives said she was assaulted in the area of Demesne Road, near the centre of Douglas.

He added: "We are appealing for witnesses to come forward - it is likely that a number of young people would have been present at the time."

Anyone with information is asked to contact the CID team at police headquarters.

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