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Runner sought in police investigation into Leamington assault

Police are trying to trace the runner who may have witnessed the assault.

Police are trying to trace the runner who may have witnessed the assault.

Police are trying to trace a runner who may have witnessed an attack on a man in Leamington that left him with facial injuries.

The 39-year-old victim was knocked to the ground in Victoria Terrace outside the Next Stop newsagents on Tuesday March 4 at about 7pm. He suffered injuries to his cheek and ear.

While he was on the ground, a runner stopped and helped him up.

There were other people in the area at the time, including some who were waiting for a bus, and Pc Sara Skinner would like to hear from any of them who may have witnessed the incident.

Anyone who can help - particularly the runner - is asked to call her on 101, extension 4161. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org and quote the incident number 295 of March 4.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently on bail.

 
 
 

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