Assault in Salisbury city centre - witnesses sought

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Wiltshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a man in his 60s was assaulted by another man in Salisbury city centre. 

Between 11.15pm and 11.45pm on Wednesday 12 July 2017 the victim was walking along Pennyfarthing Street when he spotted a man urinating in a door-way. 

The victim called out for the man to stop, the man then walked towards the victim and assaulted him by pushing him aggressively a number of times, he then followed the victim as he tried to get away. 

The victim was very shaken but uninjured. 

A picture of a man police would like to speak to in relation to this incident is in this link.

PC Martyn Powell said:  "We'd like to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious in this part of the city late on this Wednesday evening. 
"If you recognise the man in the photograph or can help with our enquiries in any way, please contact us." 

If you can help with our enquiries please contact PC Martyn Powell on 101 or anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.
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