Man left with a broken jaw after unprovoked gang assault

PUBLISHED: 16:20 03 May 2019 | UPDATED: 08:29 04 May 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses following an unprovoked assault in Portishead

Police are appealing for witnesses following an unprovoked assault in Portishead

Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Three men were savagely beaten by a gang of youths in an unprovoked attack, which left one victim with a fractured jaw and another with facial injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the assault which took place in the High Street area of Portishead, at 11.50pm on April 5.

The men were approached by a group of hooded teens, after leaving the Old Mill pub.

One of the victims, a 32-year-old man, suffered a broken jaw, while a second man was knocked unconscious and the third victim suffered facial injuries.

Those who saw any part of the incident, or have information should call PC Jason Wareing on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5219075579.


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