Appeal for witnesses following serious assault in Warrington Date published: 24th June 2019 3.11pm

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was seriously assaulted at Warrington Bus Station in the town centre.

Between 10.40am and 11.40am on Sunday 23 June a 31-year-old man was sat waiting for a bus when he was approached by an unknown man.

The offender punched the victim in the face, knocking him to the floor and fracturing his jaw.
He then walked off towards the escalators.

The offender is described as white, bald, approximately 6’ 1” tall with a stocky build.

He was wearing a white T-shirt and coloured shorts and possibly had tattoos on his arm.

Detective Constable David Wynne, of Warrington CID said: “This was a serious assault and we are committed to doing all that we can to trace the man responsible and bring him to justice.

“The victim sustained a serious injury as a result of the attack and he is currently recovering in hospital.

“Enquiries in relation to the assault are ongoing and at this stage it appears to be an isolated incident.

“I am aware that there were a number of people at the bus station at the time the assault took place and I urge to them to come forward and report any information which may assist our investigation.

“I also appeal to anyone who recognises the description of the offender and believes that they may know who he is to get in touch.”

Anyone with information that may be relevant to the investigation should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 436056. Alternatively you can submit information online via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries.