9.39 PM Saturday 25 October 2014

Serious assault in Christchurch - CCTV Appeal

Police in Christchurch investigating a serious assault that occurred outside a nightclub in the town have released a picture of a man that they would like to speak with.

The incident, in which a member of door staff at Club Epic in Bargates was attacked by a man, happened at around 3.45am on Sunday 25 November 2012.

Door staff asked a group of men to leave the club following a request from the manager. While being shown to the exit a disturbance broke out and spilled onto the street.

A man from Poole was punched and bitten, suffering a serious injury to his ear which later required an operation at Salisbury Hospital.

Detective Constable Scott Brimicombe, of Bournemouth and Poole CID, said: “This was a particularly nasty attack on a man which has left him with a serious injury.

“I now have available a CCTV image of a man who I believe can help us with our investigation. Picture of a man police wish to speak with

“I urge him to come forward and speak to us as I am keen to establish exactly what happened.

“We believe the man responsible left the scene in a taxi.

“During the incident the offender was sprayed with red criminal identifier paint by the victim, which would have proved very difficult to remove from skin and clothing for a number of days.

“Witnesses and anyone with any information, or anyone who recognises this man pictured should phone Dorset Police on 101 in strict confidence.”

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 25:92. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

 

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