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Police appeal following unprovoked assault in Leamington

Investigating officers in Leamington are appealing for information following an unprovoked assault over the weekend.

The incident took place around 1.15am at Top Park in Clarendon Avenue, which is located at the top of the Parade, on Friday 18 August.

It is reported that a group of three men had approached the victim, an 18-year-old man and his girlfriend as they were sitting outside the Shell Garage.

A verbal altercation broke out and the victim was assaulted and knocked to the floor. Whilst on the floor he has been assaulted a second time, before fleeing the scene with his girlfriend towards Leicester Street. He received facial bruising and was treated at home.

The first suspect is described as a white man, aged early 20s; around 5 feet 8 inches in height, large build and had short brown hair. He was wearing a grey tracksuit.

The second suspect is described as a white man, aged late 20s, medium build and also had short brown hair. He had been wearing a navy blue tracksuit.

And the third suspect was described as a white man, wearing a hooded top and riding a black bike.

Enquiries are currently ongoing but officers are keen for anyone who saw the assault, who witnessed anyone acting suspiciously or who was in the area at the time of the incident to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting incident number 157 of 18 August 2017.

Issued: 3.41pm, Monday 21 August 2017, Kieren Bodill, Corporate Communications

 

Published 21/08/17