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Can you help? Appeal after man found lying injured in the street

Police in Swindon are appealing for witnesses after a man was found lying in the street in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A member of the public spotted the man just before 2am in the Prospect Place/South Street area of Old Town.

The 45 year old was walking home when it appears he may have been attacked by an unknown offender or group of people.

He was taken to the Great Western Hospital with a fracture to his eye socket and some minor cuts and bruises.

Police believe there will have been lots of people in the area on Saturday night/ early Sunday morning Credit: ITV West Country

We would like to speak to anyone who was in this area around this time who may have seen or heard anything suspicious.

Although early in the morning, Old Town is a busy place on a Saturday night/early Sunday morning - someone must have seen something

– Det Con Catherine Price

The victim was wearing jeans, a light-blue, short-sleeved shirt and brown shoes.

Anyone who saw him before he was injured is asked to contact DC Catherine Price on 101 or anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.



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