POLICE have appealed for information as they investigate what they described as, “a domestic incident”, said to have taken place earlier this week.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed some form of domestic incident involving a couple in the Blackhall Rocks area, between 3.30 and 6.30pm, on Monday.

They are said to be particularly keen to identify and speak to a man out cycling in the area at the time, who is understood to have stopped to offer assistance to the couple.

Anyone with information is asked to ring the police 101 non-emergency line and key in the extension 202621 to speak to Detective Constable Paul Harbisher, or extension 202688 to speak to Det Con Kathryn Pudney.

Alternatively, potential witnesses or anyone with information is asked to email Kathryn.pudney@durham.police.uk, or paul.harbisher@durham.police.uk, quoting incident reference 357 of July 22.

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