Appeal for witnesses after man assaulted by group in Bletchley

Police are investigating after a man sustained a puncture wound to the head in the early hours of the morning on Saturday, February 8

Wednesday, 12th February 2020, 9:41 am
Updated Wednesday, 12th February 2020, 9:42 am

At around 12.20am a man and a woman were on Queensway when they were approached by a group of four people from the direction of Princes Avenue.

An argument began between the group and the couple.

One of the group pulled out a baseball bat and tried to hit the man on the head, which he managed to block with his hand.

Queensway. Photo from Google Maps

The group then ran towards Captain Ridley’s Shooting Party pub where they started throwing plastic chairs at the man.

They then ran off along Queensway in the direction of Fenny Stratford.

The victim sustained a puncture wound to his hand and bruising and swelling, he received treatment at Milton Keynes University Hospital and has since been discharged.

The group were three boys and a girl, all white and aged between 15 and 17.

The boy who hit the victim is described as around 5ft 4ins tall with short, floppy black hair. He was riding a white mountain bike.

The girl in the group is described as having mousey-coloured long, curly hair.

Investigating officer PC Paul Mabbutt, based at Milton Keynes police station, said: “I am appealing for anyone who may have seen this incident take place or who has any information to get in touch.

"Whilst the offence took place just after midnight, this area would have been busy so I believe someone will have seen something that could help with this investigation.

“You can get in touch with us using our online form or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43200044475.

"Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”