Regarding a serious assault that occurred Friday evening

Serious Assault

Police say they are investigating a serious assault which is alleged to have occurred between 7:00pm 8:00pm on Friday 6 March 2015.

An altercation occurred at a party being held on Chapman Road, according to information provided by Geraldton Police.

As a result of the altercation a 19 year old female was approached by two males at the intersection of Chapman Road and Hosken Street, Bluff Point, where a further altercation is alleged to have taken place.

Police further alleged that the female was struck over the head a number of times with a pole or similar style weapon, resulting in serious head & neck injuries.

Several witnesses have been identified, however at this stage have not provided police with any information.

The incident in question has been discussed widely on social media, and police issued the following statement regarding the matter:

"Police wish to remind the community that prejudicial and assumptive commentary on social media may potentially hinder the success of the police investigation."

Police are seeking anyone with information to please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Geraldton Police Local Policing Team on 9923 4555.