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Appeal for witnesses following serious assault - Telford

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious assault in Hadley, Telford.

At around 10.30pm on Saturday 9 June, an 80-year-old man was assaulted in Crescent Road.

The victim sustained head injuries and had to be taken to hospital for treatment. He continues to recover at this time.

Two men have been arrested in connection with this incident, but enquiries are ongoing to identify other people who may have witnessed it.

Police are particularly keen to identify anyone connected to a red/burgundy coloured Hyundai Santa Fe, which is believed to have been in the area at the time.

We would urge anyone who lives in the Crescent Road area and has CCTV footage of the street, to get in touch.

Anyone who witnessed the assault, or saw a vehicle fitting the above description in the area at that time is urged to contact West Mercia Police 101 quoting reference 819S of 9 June 2018. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Issued: 10.50am, Thursday 14 June, SM, Corporate Communications

Published 14/06/18