Police appeal for Stevenage assault victim witnesses
POLICE are appealing for a dog walker who helped look after a man seriously assaulted in Stevenage on Thursday (September 23), to come forward.
The victim, a man in his late 50s, was on the way home from the railway station, when he was approached by a teenage boy part of a big group of teenagers on Fairlands Way.
The boy then struck the man in the face, causing him to fall to the floor, and assaulted him with two others from the group, before walking off towards the town centre.
A dog walker assisted the man and helped him home, but did not leave his details.
The victim reportedly suffered from internal injuries and bruising, and is receiving hospital treatment.
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Detective Sergeant Phoebe Butfoy is investigating the case. She said: “We believe this was an unprovoked attack on a man who was simply walking home.
“I am very keen to speak with the dog walker as he could prove very useful to the investigation.”
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The boys were described as white, around 15 years old, with slim builds and average height. Anyone with any information on the incident can contact Hertfordshire police on 0845 33 00 222.