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Police release image of man they want to question

A 43 year old was seriously injured in the assault but has little memory of how the attack happened. Credit: ITV News West Country

Police have released an image of a man they are looking after a serious assault in Plymouth.

It took place outside the city's college of art and design on Charles Street on Tuesday the eighth of April. The 43-year-old victim needed stitches after the attack.

Man with "mystery" injuries found in Plymouth

Police in Plymouth are appealing for help to find out what happened to a man who received serious head injuries after a mystery incident.

He was found covered in blood outside the New York Express Takeaway in Notte Street by passers-by at around 1.30am on Sunday morning.

The 47-year-old had been out in the Barbican area of the city.

He's being treated at Derriford Hospital where he had to have 60 stitches to his head. The man also has two fractured eye sockets, a fractured nose, a fractured skull and a bleed to the brain following the incident.

The victim has told police he has little or no recollection of what took place but had been out drinking.

Officers have carried out local enquiries but still do not know what happened to him on the night.

It is a mystery to the victim and to us at this point as to exactly what took place.

We do know that nothing was taken from him as he still had his wallet and nothing else appeared to have been stolen from him.

We believe that the last pub he visited may have been the Three Crowns, which is near to where he was found.

– DC Tona Pooley


Plymouth assault: Police release CCTV image

CCTV image of a man Police would like to speak to. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Detectives in Plymouth have issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with an incident in which two men were assaulted.

The alleged attack happened at around 11.15pm on Sunday May the 5th in the Mannamead pub in Mutley Plain in Plymouth.

Police say a 60 year old man was punched in the head and kicked whilst on the floor, resulting in cuts to his head and face.

A 58 year old man who attempted to intervene was also assaulted by being punched to the face and sustained a cut to his eye.

Both men were taken to Derriford Hospital for treatment.

Detectives are looking for a white man, aged in his late 30s, slim build with dark hair and a balding hairline.

He was wearing a pink coloured top with a beige coloured jacket and blue jeans.

He was accompanied by a woman wearing a black dress.

Witness appeal after assault in Blandford

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after an assault outside a supermarket in Blandford.

The incident happened at around 1.50pm on Wednesday 25 July 2012 in the car park of Morrison’s on West Street.

The victim, a 26-year-old woman from Birmingham, was unlocking her car when she was approached from behind and punched in the face, causing her to fall to the ground.

She suffered bruising and swelling as a result of the attack.

This was a callous and unprovoked attack on a woman while she stood by her vehicle.

Unfortunately we have no details of the suspect.

However, the victim was helped to her feet by a man who happened to be passing by at the time of the incident, but we have no further details of this person.

We are very keen for him and anyone else who may have witnessed this incident to contact Dorset police in confidence on the non-emergency number 101.

– PC Stuart Loudwell, Dorset Police