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Appeal for witnesses following grievous bodily harm – Milton Keynes

News   •   Oct 26, 2018 16:07 BST

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to a grievous bodily harm incident in Milton Keynes.

The victim, a man in his sixties, was walking his dogs along Midsummer Boulevard at around 7.30pm on Saturday (20/10) when he was approached by the offender near to the Wetherspoon’s public house. He was followed to the corner next to the Santander bank.

The offender then threw the victim in to some railings then punched and kicked him repeatedly.

The victim suffered a serious laceration to his eye and a broken arm. He had to attend Milton Keynes University Hospital and has since been discharged.

The offender is a white man, aged in his thirties. He is around 6ft tall and of stocky build. He has short dark hair, either stubble or a close shaved beard and was wearing a dark coloured, long sleeved fitted top.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Greg Hughes of Milton Keynes Force CID, said: “This was an unprovoked and violent attack on a man who was walking his dogs.

“As the investigation continues, I would encourage anyone who saw this incident to get in touch.

“If you think you know who the offender is, I would also like to speak to you.

“If you have any information about the incident call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101, quoting reference number 43180321395 or make a report online.

“Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”