Man Assaulted at Broad Oak

Witnesses sought after local man is assaulted in Broad Oak, Brede

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a white man in his 60s which occurred in Chitcombe Road, Broad Oak, Brede, on Thursday, 7 July.

The victim, a local man, was on foot delivering parish newsletters in the village with his wife when the assault took place between 10.15am and 10.45am.

It involved the victim being struck by the bumper of a car, causing him to suffer a twisted knee. The car then drove off.

The suspect is described as a white man, aged 55-65, 5’10” – 6′, of medium build and with short grey hair and grey/brown facial stubble.

He was at the wheel of a silver car, believed to be a Vauxhall and possibly an estate model.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have noticed the suspect is asked to email [email protected] or phone 101, quoting serial 490 of 12/7.

Alternatively, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-uk).

“Rye’s Own” Bulletin Wednesday 13 July 2016