Police appeal for witnesses after two men are assaulted in Knutsford | Knutsford Times

Police appeal for witnesses after two men are assaulted in Knutsford

By on June 13, 2012

The incident took place on 10 June in Canute Place in the early hours of the morning.

A group of five men were walking towards the White Bear roundabout when they became involved in an argument with a man. A scuffle ensued and two men in the group were punched in the face by another man.

Both victims, aged 37 and 38, received serious facial injuries as a result of the incident − the 37-year-old sustained a fractured cheekbone and bruising to his face and the 38-year-old sustained a fractured jaw.

The 38-year-old man attended Leighton Hospital for treatment to his injuries. He was then transferred to Aintree Hospital for further treatment.

The incident took place between 1.45am and 2.05am outside the row of shops in Canute Place on the opposite side of the road from The Red Cow pub and the White Bear pub.

The first offender is described as white, believed to be in his late 20s, between 5′ 10″ and 5′ 11″, of medium to stocky build with short dark hair. He was wearing a light coloured shirt and jeans.

The second offender is described as 6′ 3″ tall, believed to be in his late 20s, of average build with dark medium length hair. He also had facial hair around his mouth. He was wearing a suit and light coloured shirt.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed what happened or was in the area at the time and may have seen something significant, which could assist with their enquiries, to get in touch.

Officers are also keen to hear from anyone who may have information regarding the identity of the offenders.

Anyone with any information is urged to call DC Craig Lindfield at Wilmslow CID on 101 quoting incident number 640 of 10 June. Information can also be passed on anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.

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