Leicestershire Police are trying to find three men who ran to the aid of another man being assaulted in the street in Loughborough.
The assault happened at about 2.50pm on Sunday 27 December in a pedestrian area between High Street and Market Place.
The 36-year-old victim was walking towards Baxtergate when the suspect walking in the same direction but on the opposite side, ran across, grabbed him by the collar and punched him several times in the head.
He was not injured but left shaken by the ordeal.
Three people described as young, white men, ran to the victim’s aid and separated him from the suspect.
The suspect has been described as Eastern European appearance, in his mid 40s, 6ft tall and of large build.
Police would like to trace the three men who assisted the victim as they will have valuable information that can assist with our enquiries.
If this is you or you know who the good samaritans were then call 101.
Loughborough teenager Jade Cartlidge who was reported missing on Boxing Day has been found safe and well, according to police.
The fourteen-year-old, who had last been seen on Christmas Day, was found last night.
Police have thanked everyone who shared their appeal.
Police are appealing for help in finding a 14-year-old girl who was last seen at about 1.30pm on Christmas Day.
Leicestershire Police and her family want to know the teenager is safe and well and are urging Jade, or anyone who knows where she is, to get in touch.
Jade, from Loughborough, is white, about 5ft 6ins tall, of slim build, and has long blonde hair and was last seen wearing a black leather jacket with a fur collar, black skinny jeans and black Nike trainers.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call PC 856 Craig Downward, from the Missing Person Team, on 101.
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"Persons of interest" have been identified in an international criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
After a report by the Dutch Safety Board found that a Russian-made Buk missile filed from rebel-held eastern Ukraine was likely to have caused the disaster, prosecutors said findings from their separate criminal probe "point in that same direction".
The Dutch-led team of investigators did not name any of the suspects said to have been identified.
Some passengers on board flight MH17 may have remained conscious during the short period between it being struck by a missile and crashing to the ground.
However, Dutch investigators said it was likely that those on board were "barely able to comprehend the situation in which they found themselves" during the 60-90 seconds in which the plane came down.
The report said passengers would have been exposed to "factors that had an extreme impact on the body" such as the noise of the impact, the abrupt change in speed of the aircraft, the decompression and extreme cold.
As a result, it found that passengers were unlikely to have "performed conscious actions" during the short period, and no photographs or text messages were found on devices such as mobile phones aboard the plane.
All 298 people on board were killed in the disaster.
Dutch investigators have released an animated report showing the route MH17 took up to the moment the airliner disappeared from radar.
The Dutch Safety Board have questioned why civilian airlines were flying over an area of armed conflict.
A Dutch investigator said: "Nobody gave any thought to the possible threat to civil aviation."
Dutch investigators have criticised both the Ukrainian authorities and airlines for flying over the country during a period of conflict in which flight MH17 crashed.
The Dutch Safety Board said airlines flying over the area should have recognised the dangers of flying over the east of the country amid fighting between Ukrainian loyalists and pro-Russian separatists.
The investigators also said Ukraine should have closed airspace in the region before the plane was brought down.
A Russian-made missile warhead struck MH17 above its cockpit, causing it to crash in eastern Ukraine, an investigation by Dutch authorities has found.
At a press conference, the Dutch Safety Board said the flight was shot down from Eastern Ukraine.
The rebuilt fuselage of flight MH17 has been displayed as a report into the cause of the disaster is set to be published by Dutch investigators.
ITV News Correspondent Emma Murphy reports that the remains of the outer body show shrapnel puncture marks centred around the cockpit.
It is understood that the report will state that a Russian-made Buk missile struck the plane above and to the left of the cockpit, causing it to come down in eastern Ukraine last year.