Man assaulted TWICE in same night in Salisbury

Man assaulted TWICE in same night in Salisbury

Published by The Spire FM News Team at 11:48am 18th March 2019.

The 33-year-old was attacked by two men on Saturday night (16th March).

At around 10.30pm, the victim was assaulted outside Debenhams on Blue Boar Row by two young men.

He ran off in the direction of Tesco on Castle Street before the men caught up with him and assaulted him again.

They then left the area.

Fortunately the victim, who is a local man, did not have any serious injuries.

Tesco Castle Street Back (Faye Tryhorn)
The man was assaulted AGAIN outside Tesco on Castle Street

ARRESTED

Police located two men, aged 19 and 20 years old, in Belle Vue Road and arrested them on suspicion of assault.

The 20 year old was also arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A drug Cocaine.

Both were taken into custody and later released under investigation.

DC Dawn Rowan from Salisbury CID said:

"This was a violent attack and the victim was fortunate not to have sustained serious injury. Our investigation is progressing and as part of our investigation we have been analysing CCTV from the area and carrying out enquiries with local businesses and residents.

"As this occurred on a Saturday evening it is likely that there will have been a number of people out and about who may have important information which could assist us.

"We are asking for the public's help and encourage anyone who witnessed these assaults to make contact with us."

If you can help please call DC Rachel Fox at Salisbury CID on 101 quoting reference 54190026307.

Or call Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555 111.

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