WITNESS APPEAL: Assault, Stoke-on-Trent

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent.

A 13-year-old boy was assaulted by an older male teenager at approximately 4.15pm on Tuesday 26 January whilst he walked along Duke Street.

The offender, who was with a group of others, verbally abused the victim and then punched him twice, catching his right ear and causing bleeding. He attended hospital for treatment.

The offender is described as white, aged 15, with dark brown/black hair.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Christopher Dean on 101 quoting incident 495 of January 26, or the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

UPDATE: Two more arrested in connection with Uttoxeter assault

Two more men have been arrested in connection with an assault in Uttoxeter in which a 42-year-old man sustained serious facial and head injuries.

The men, who are aged 30 and 26 and from the Uttoxeter area, were both arrested on January 6 on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

A 45-year-old man from the Uttoxeter area was arrested on December 30 on suspicion of the same offence.

All three men are bailed to a date in February whilst further inquiries are carried out.

The assault took place in the early hours of December 30 in Uttoxeter town centre. Anyone with any information is asked to call 101, quoting incident 30 of December 30.

Did you see teenager being assaulted in Cheslyn Hay?

Officers are investigating an assault on an 18-year-old female in Landywood Lane, Cheslyn Hay on the evening of Tuesday, January 5.

The female was approached by a male at about 8.15pm as she walked along Landywood Lane near its junction with Rosewood Park.

He pushed her to the ground and kicked her a number of times on the leg and abdomen, causing bruising and swelling.

She was left badly shaken.

Several motorists who drove along the road at the time of the incident may have witnessed the assault or seen the offender. Officers are also keen to trace a woman who passed the victim shortly after the incident.

The male is described as around 18 years old, 5ft 8″ tall and of skinny build. He was dressed all in black with a scarf covering his face.

Anyone who has any information is asked to call 101, quoting incident 785 of January 5.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via its anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. Details cannot be traced and you will not go to court.

 

Did you witness assault in Stoke-on-Trent?

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Stoke-on-Trent on Wednesday, December 16.

The incident is believed to involve an altercation between a group of people on Stafford Street around 7pm.

An 80-year-old man from Stoke-on-Trent was taken to hospital with a facial injury, and a 41-year-old man sustained minor facial injuries. A 25-year-old woman was reported to have been punched in the face by another man.

Inquiries to establish the circumstances of the incident are ongoing and officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have information.

If you witnessed the assault, or have information, please call 101, quoting incident 647 of December 16. Alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. Details cannot be traced and you will not go to court.

Do you have information about Uttoxeter assault?

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to an assault with a bladed instrument in Uttoxeter town centre in which a 42-year-old man sustained serious facial and head injuries.

The man is believed to have been attacked by a group of men in the early hours of Wednesday, December 30. He was found in Market Place although the assault took place in the vicinity of Carter Street.

One man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. He is aged 45 and from the Uttoxeter area and has been bailed to a date in February whilst inquiries continue.

The injured man is from the Doveridge area.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 101, quoting incident 30 of December 30.

Alternatively, they can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or via the online anonymously form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. Details cannot be traced and they will not have to go to court.

 

APPEAL: Serious assault in Burntwood

Wed 6 Jan: UPDATE: Two men have been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Burntwood in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

The 24-year-old and 25-year-old local men were arrested yesterday (Tues) and have been bailed, pending further inquiries, to a date in February.

An investigation into the Queen Street assault is ongoing and any one with information is asked to come forward.

The 66-year-old man who was hospitalised remains in hospital in Birmingham in a serious but stable condition.

If you have any information please contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident 140 of January 1, or the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after two men were seriously assaulted in Chasetown, Burntwood, in the early hours of this morning, Friday (New Year’s Day).

Officers were called to Queen Street, at its junction with King Street, just after 1.20am after receiving a report of a disturbance in the street.

Two men walking home after a night out had been attacked by two other men in an unprovoked assault. The offenders (both described as white men) left the scene, running off towards Edward Street.

The two victims are both local men. A 66-year-old sustained severe facial and head injuries and was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham where his condition is described as serious but stable.

A 42-year-old also sustained facial injuries but was not hospitalised.

An investigation into this incident is now underway and anyone with information is urged to come forward.

Officers will be carrying out inquiries in the area today, including gathering any CCTV footage.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 140 of January 1, or the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or through their Anonymous Online Form at http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Serious assault in Uttoxeter

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault with a bladed instrument on a 42-year-old man in Uttoxeter town centre.

The man is reported to have been attacked by a group of men late last night, or early this morning, Wednesday December 30. He was found in Market Place and officers are now working to establish where the assault took place.

The man, who lives in the Doveridge area, sustained serious facial injuries, as well as injuries to a lung and ribs. He was taken by ambulance to the Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham where he is stable.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 101, quoting incident 30 of December 30. Alternatively, they can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via the online anonymous report form at http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org. Details cannot be traced and they will not go to court.

Did you see robbery take place?

Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery in Tamworth in the early hours of Sunday, December 27.

A 63-year-old man was assaulted by a number of offenders as he walked to his home in the Glascote area between 12.30 and 2am. He lost consciousness after being punched in the face and hit on the back of the head. The offenders stole his mobile phone and a wallet containing cash and bank cards.

The man was able to return home and later received treatment for head and facial injuries at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

The robbery occurred on a footpath at the top of Maitland about 50 metres from an underpass beneath Marlborough Way.

The stolen wallet is described as black and blue cloth with Velcro fastening and the mobile as a black Meridon smart phone.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call 101, quoting incident 388 of December 27. Alternatively, they can contact the independent crime-fighting charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111, or using the anonymous online report form at http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org. Details cannot be traced and they will not go to court.

Did you see woman assaulted?

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a 44-year-old woman was assaulted in Leek by two unknown women.

The assault took place at around 7pm on Sunday, November 29 on Southbank Street at its junction with Fynney Street.

The woman was dragged to the ground by her hair and punched and kicked to the face causing cuts, bruising and swelling for which she received hospital treatment.

One woman is described as white and aged about 30 years old. She had blonde hair tied in a ponytail wand was wearing a beige coat with a fur-trimmed hood and knee length dark coloured boots. She spoke with a Stoke-on-Trent accent.

The second woman is also described as white and has short black hair. She was wearing a black jacket and jeans with flat trainer-style shoes.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police by calling 101, quoting incident 642 of November 29.

APPEAL: Were you the good samaritans that stopped to help during Burton assault?

We’re appealing to trace three men who stopped to help during an assault in Station Street.

The assault happened at around 5.20pm on Friday 4 December near Balti Towers restaurant and left the victim, a 20-year-old man from Burton, with a serious leg wound.

The victim received treatment at Queen’s Hospital Burton but is now recovering at home.

A 17-year-old male arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm has been released on bail pending further enquires.

DS Neil Poultney said: “Our inquiries have established that three smartly dressed men stopped to intervene while the incident was ongoing.

“We are really keen to trace these good samaritans as it is likely they are witnesses to the incident.

“They’re described as two black men and a white man, aged in their 20s or 30s, and they were all dressed in smart office wear.

“They were walking from Burton town centre towards the railway station so it is possible they were commuters on their way home, going back towards either Derby or Birmingham.

“Our investigation into the incident is ongoing with continued enquiries in the area to secure CCTV evidence and speak to witnesses.”

If you witnessed the incident, or have any information, please contact DS Poultney at Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 670 of December 4. Alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.  No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.