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Police appeal for diners in Derby restaurant to come forward after report of assault

Posted on 8th November 2018

One of our officers is appealing for diners to make contact with him after a report of an assault in a Derby restaurant. 

The incident is alleged to have happened in the Desi Tawi restaurant, Midland Road, at around 9pm on Sunday, October 28. 

The victim, a 21-year-old man from Derby, has told us that he was in the restaurant with his family and friends when he was assaulted by a group of men causing minor injuries to his head. 

The incident is being investigated by PC Matthew Watson, who says: “The matter was reported at the time to passing police officers and a suspect was arrested, he has been released whilst investigations continue. 

“We would like to speak to anyone who was dining in the restaurant at that time and saw what happened so we can get a clear picture of the circumstances.”

If you think you can help, please get in touch with Matt using one of the following non-emergency contact methods, quoting the reference number 18000519658 and the name of the officer in the case. 

 You can also anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111 or by visiting www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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