Man left with broken leg in Derby city centre assault
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Officers investigating the assault of a man that left him with a broken leg are appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward.
The victim, a 35-year-old man, was involved in an altercation with a group in Abbey Street at around 9.45pm on Tuesday 1 June.
The group of five men and one woman were stood next to two Mercedes cars – one black, one silver – close to the bus stop outside the RSPCA.
The men approached the victim before punching and kicking him and leaving him with serious injuries, including a broken leg.
Witnesses to the incident were able to give descriptions of two of the men involved:
The first was a man had no teeth and dark brown spikey hair. He was around 5ft 8ins tall and looked to be in his late 40s or early 50s. He was wearing a white top, cream shorts and a pair of sandals with no socks.
The second man was wearing a red waterproof coat with black stripes and blue jeans.
Officers are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area and witnessed the incident. Of particular interest are any drivers with dashcam footage or homeowners with CCTV that may have captured the incident or those believed to be involved.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Derbyshire police using any of the below methods, including reference 21*302948:
Facebook– send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
Twitter– direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact