Appeal for witnesses after man assaulted in Chippenham town centre
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We are investigating an assault which occurred in Chippenham town centre.
At approximately 4pm on April 26, a man in his 50s was approached by two males who appeared intoxicated, along the footpath in Monkton Park that runs alongside the Emery Gate car park to St Mary’s Street.
He was hit round the head with a bottle and punched and kicked several times.
He sustained a laceration to his head and required treatment at the Royal United Hospital in Bath.
The suspects were not known to the victim. The first suspect is described as white, between 5 ft 11 and 6 ft tall, with brown hair. The victim described him as having a multi-coloured eye which he said was distinctive. He was wearing a black top, black trousers and trainers.
The second man is described as white, between 5 ft 11 and 6 ft tall, wearing black trousers, trainers, dark hair and no distinctive features. Both suspects were drinking from large beer bottles at the time of the incident.
We’d like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time who may have witnessed the assault.
If you can help, call 101 and quote crime reference number 54220042561.
Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.