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Man assaulted in Park South
4:02pm Friday 23rd August 2013 in News
A MAN has been assaulted by a group of males in Park South.
The incident took place shortly after 10.30pm last night in Whitbourne Avenue.
The victim, a local man in his early twenties was initially approached by a group of 8-10 males, all believed to be aged between 16-24, at the Cavendish Square shops at around 10.30pm.
One of the group had a small Staffordshire Bull Terrier type dog and another was riding a mountain bike. A minor altercation then took place between the victim and one the group.
The victim began walking away but was then assaulted a short time later on Whitbourne Avenue by the male riding the bike. He was treated by paramedics and is believed to have suffered a fractured left arm. He was taken to GWH for further treatment.
The male on the bike is described as white, around 5ft 8ins tall, of slim build with dark hair and believed to be between 20 to 24-years-old.
Anyone who may have witnessed any of the above or who has information in relation to this incident is asked to contact DC 2241 Hardy at Swindon CID on 01793 556326.
Alternatively people can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously if they wish.