Police Appealing For Witnesses In Relation To Two Serious Targeted Assaults In Bury

Two victims were injured in the attacks.

The first assault took place at around 8:30 pm on Friday 20 September 2019, at the entrance of Walshaw Park on Sycamore Road, which saw a man - aged 31 - punched and kicked by a large group of males.

The second assault occurred at around 9pm on Bury Road, close to the junction with Tottington Road in Tottington, where the same man from the first incident was further assaulted by being punched and repeatedly kicked and stamped on the head. A second victim – a boy aged 17 – was punched repeatedly.

The victim who was attacked twice, required hospital treatment after they suffered a fractured jaw, a black eye and bruising around the face and body.

The second victim received bruising to his body.

The offenders from both assaults are suspected to be the same group.

The offenders are described as young males aged 17 - 20.

Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the assaults or know who is responsible.

Anyone with any information about the assault should contact police on 101 quoting incident number 3026 of 20/09/19 or information can be passed on anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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