Witness appeal following serious assault in Wilnecote

Tuesday, 7th July 2020

OFFICERS from Staffordshire Police are appealing for information after a man was seriously assaulted in Tamworth.

The assault took place just before midnight on Friday 26 June, a 19-year-old man was knocked to the ground and assaulted, in what is believed to be an unprovoked attack.

The incident took place near to Wilnecote Fish Bar on Watling Street, Tamworth.

The victim suffered cuts to his head and a fractured jaw which requires extensive surgery.

The suspect is described as a white male, in his late teens and of thin build. He was wearing a hooded top and was with two white girls of a similar age.

Officers are interested to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time including two passing motorists who stopped to help the victim following the assault.

You can pass information to Staffordshire Police by calling 101, via their website www.staffordshire.police.uk or via their Facebook or Twitter pages quoting incident number 468 of 27 June.

You can also report information about crime by contacting the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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