Police launch hunt to find Sudbury bottle attacker
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Victim was coshed over the head on New Year’s Day
Officers have released images of a man they wish to speak to after a 24-year-old party goer was smashed over the head with a bottle in an unprovoked attack in Sudbury.
The victim, a tube passenger was smashed across the face and left with cuts to his face following an attack on a Westbound Piccadilly Line train travelling through Sudbury in the early hours of New Year’s Day (Jan 1).
He was travelling between Sudbury Town and Sudbury Hill Station when a group of men got on the same train before one smashed him across the side of the face.
Detectives from British Transport Police (BTP) are now appealing for help from the public following the incident at around 1-15am.
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Detective Constable Denis Mahoney, the investigating officer, said: “The victim had been out with friends celebrating New Year’s Eve.”
The victim, who lives in Harrow, was left with cuts to his right eye and the bridge of his nose and required stitches.
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DC Mahoney said: “We’ve carried out a number of enquiries to try and establish the man’s identity, including speaking to witnesses and circulating images on police intelligence systems, but to no avail so far.
“If you recognise this man, or have any information that could help our investigation, please contact us.”
Anyone with information should contact British Transport Police on Freefone 0800 40 50 40 quoting B14 of 02/01/13. Alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.