Barnsley police appeal for witnesses
Date: 19/08/2012. Story submitted by: Lynn Hall
Submitted by: Lynn Hall
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 37-year-old man suffered a broken nose after allegedly being attacked by youths.
The attack happened on July 16 around 9pm as the man was walking along Lindhurst Road.
A group of six young teenage males are believed to have started shouting at him. Despite the man ignoring them and walking away, the verbal abuse continued.
One of the teenagers then ran up to him and pushed him, causing him to fall to the floor.
The rest of the group then ran over and allegedly started to punch and kick the man in the head.
The group ran away from the scene leaving the man on the floor with a broken nose and swelling and bruising to his right eye.
One of the teenagers is described as 14 to 15-years-old and white. He is of a medium build and approximately 5ft 9ins tall. He had a long face and a long nose and spoke with a local accent.
A second teenager is described as 16 to 17-years-old and white. He is of a muscular build and between 5ft 10ins and 5ft 11ins tall with short brown hair. He was wearing jeans and a dark coloured jumper with either spots or squares. He also spoke with a local accent.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 1225 of 16/07/2012.
Address: Lindhurst Road barnsley S71 3BD
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