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Witnesses sought following assault in Newbury

Alert message sent 12/07/2018 08:04:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an assault in Newbury on Thursday (5/7).

The victim, a 54-year-old man, was walking along Bartholomew Street, heading towards Newbury town centre at around 2.30am. As he was passing the Hogan Music shop, the victim was approached from behind by a man and struck to the head with a glass bottle.

The victim was knocked unconscious and fell to the ground. The offender then walked off.

As a result of the incident, the victim required stitches to his face, and was treated at North Hampshire Hospital in Basingstoke. He has since been discharged.  

Investigating officer, PC Laura Harrhy based at Newbury police station, said: “I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident to come forward, as they may have information vital to our investigation.

“The victim has been left shaken and requiring hospital treatment following this cowardly attack.”

“Anyone with information should contact the Thames Valley Police non-emergency telephone number, 101, quoting reference 43180203404. Alternatively they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
 
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Neil Hawkins (Police, Communications Officer, Forcewide)

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