Witness appeal following assault on Airport Road

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault on Airport Road which happened on Thursday 1 April between 5 and 6pm.

The victim, a man in his 40s, was walking along the road between Parsons Paddock and Salcombe Road when he was attacked by a group of three to four men. They are described as white, in their 20s and wearing tracksuits.

He was punched and kicked a number of times, causing significant injuries which required hospital treatment – but has since been discharged. 

Following the assault, the victim was given assistance by two women whowere passing. Police believe they may be key witnesses and are keen to trace them. They would also like to hear from anyone else who may have witnessed the incident.

Anyone who can help should call 101, quoting crime reference number 5221072418.