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Appeal for information after assault in Rugby

Warwickshire Police is investigating an assault that is reported to have taken place in Rugby on Sunday (2 July).

The incident happened around 7.20pm in an alleyway between Murray Road and Grosvenor Road, when a man in his 30's is believed to have been hit on the head with an unknown object.

The victim suffered a cut to his head that required hospital treatment and investigating officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the assault to contact them.

Officers would particularly like to identify a man described as being small and of stocky/muscular build, who was wearing a black and white stripped T-shirt and dark blue jogging bottoms.

This man may have been in the area and could have important information about the incident, as could the driver of a green people carrier-type vehicle that is also believed to have been in the area at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident number 372 of 2 July.

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via


Issued: 5.45pm, Monday 3 July, Paul Roberts, Corporate Communications


Published 03/07/17