Witness appeal after trio's daylight attack on man in town centre

Police are seeking witnesses following an assault in the town centre on Friday

Police are seeking witnesses following an assault in the town centre on Friday

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POLICE are seeking the public’s help in tracking three people who subjected a man to a violent attack as he walked through the town centre.

The incident took place at approximately 6.30pm on Friday, April 18 in Harding Street, when the 35-year-old victim was attacked by two men and a woman.

The victim suffered defensive injuries to his arms and required medical treatment by paramedics at the scene.

He was then allowed to go home.

The woman involved is described as around 25 years old, mixed race, 5ft 7ins tall, of a slim build with black curly hair. She was wearing tight blue jeans and a brown jacket.

One of the men is described as a white male, around 6ft 1in tall, approximately 28 years old, of a medium build with grey and brown medium length hair. He was wearing a white top.

The second male is described as an Asian male, around 5ft 9ins tall, approximately 26 years old, of medium build with brown curly hair. He was wearing a brown jacket.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have been in the area at this time or who witnessed the assault.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Wiltshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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8:50am Wed 23 Apr 14

umpcah says...

Where is the usual statement from the police confirming that Swindon is a safe place to live and crimes like this one are rare ? Walk about in town on my own in the evening ? Not blooming likely !
Where is the usual statement from the police confirming that Swindon is a safe place to live and crimes like this one are rare ? Walk about in town on my own in the evening ? Not blooming likely ! umpcah
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