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Serious assault in Swanage – witness appeal

25 June 2018
Detectives investigating a serious assault in Swanage are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Sometime between midnight and 1am on Friday 22 June 2018 an assault is believed to have occurred in Sentry Road.

The victim, a 38-year-old man from Uxbridge who was on holiday with his family, had spent the evening in the town drinking when he was attacked shortly after he was ejected from The Snack Bar on High Street.

He sustained cuts above his left eye and the back of his head. The victim does not recall how he sustained his injuries or who was responsible. 

Detective Constable Jeremy Cuff, of Weymouth CID, said: “I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to please contact Dorset Police.

“From initial CCTV enquiries I know there were a number of people on High Street at the relevant time and I would urge anyone who may know who was responsible for this assault to please call me.”

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 occurrence number 55180096363. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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