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Assault in Bournemouth – witness appeal

15 October 2016
Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after an assault in Bournemouth.

The incident occurred at McDonalds on Old Christchurch Road at approximately 11.07pm on Friday 14 October 2016. 

A male member of staff was manning the door to facilitate customers leaving and preventing others from entering as the restaurant was closing.

The offender left McDonalds but then tried to go back in. The staff member was preventing him from doing so when he was punched in the face.

The offender fled the scene. He is described as white, five feet eight inches tall with black hair. He was wearing a grey jacket, black jeans and white trainers.

The victim was taken to hospital where he is still receiving treatment for possible life-changing injuries.

Detective Constable Joanne Poultney, of Bournemouth CID, said: "I am appealing for any witnesses to the incident and anyone with information about the man responsible to contact police."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 14:471.  Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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