Appeal after man assaulted

By a County Press reporter

Wednesday, February 19, 2014


THE victim of an unprovoked assault suffered a black eye and cuts to his nose, according to Isle of Wight police.

A spokeswoman said the assault happened on Sunday, near the e-cigarette shop — formerly Tomorrow’s Mirrors — between 12:15am and 12:25am.

The victim, aged 35, was assaulted by a man described as short and in his 20s, the spokeswoman said.

Investigating officers said: "The attack happened in the early hours of Sunday morning in full view of the William Coppin pub. It was a busy time with lots of people coming and going.

"The victim needed to be treated at St Mary’s hospital following the attack."

Anyone with information can contact Police at Newport Police on 101 quoting crime reference: 44140057259.

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