Witness appeal following assault in town centre

Alert message sent 17/02/2021 09:42:00

Information sent on behalf of Wiltshire Police

We are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Swindon town centre yesterday evening (16/02). 

At approximately 7.30pm, a man in his 20s was walking through The Parade area of the town centre when he was assaulted by unknown offenders using what's believed to have been a bladed weapon causing a serious cut to his arm.  

He was taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment. 

We would like to hear from anyone who may have seen a group of youths on bicycles, all wearing dark clothing and face coverings, in this area of the town at this time.  

If you can help with our enquiries, please contact us on 101 quoting crime reference number 54210015649.   

Alternatively, you can report anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. 
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Mark Jones (Police, Media Officer, Wiltshire)

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