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Police release CCTV footage to track down Bristol knife attacker

The CCTV shows a man they'd like to trace. Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they'd like to speak to after a knife attack in Bristol.

It happened in the Ashley Road area of the city at around 5am on Saturday 7 December 2019.

A 40-year-old man was attacked by a man with a knife, leaving him needing nine stitches to his arm.

Police have now released CCTV footage in hope the public can help them identify a man they'd like to speak to.

The offender is black, of large build and has short black hair. Police believe him to be in his early 30s.

Anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV footage is asked to call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5219282974.