APPEAL: Did you witness assault in Burton?

Staffordshire Police Car with lights on

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to an assault in the town last Tuesday (6 October).

The incident happened at around 8pm outside Halfords in Lichfield Street and left the victim, a 36-year-old man from Burton, with serious facial injuries. He attended Royal Derby Hospital for treatment.

Anyone who witnessed this assault, or any anti-social behaviour in the area of Lichfield Street, Bond Street, Green Street or Fleet Street, around this time is asked to contact DC Martin Wildes on 101 quoting incident 860 of October 7.

Alternatively, you can contact independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online report form at Your details cannot be traced and you will not go to court.