Witness appeal after late-night assault in Little Stoke Park

Photo (from behind) of a PCSO and a police officer walking along a path.
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Witnesses are being sought after an incident in Little Stoke which left a man needing hospital treatment.

A man in his 20s suffered bruising, three chipped teeth and shoulder and jaw injuries after he was punched by a group of eight to ten youths at approximately 11.40pm on Wednesday 8th November 2023.

The incident took place in Little Stoke Park, on the footpath between the BMX track and the Sort It recycling centre.

His phone was also stolen in the incident.

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The victim has since returned home and is recovering from his injuries but is still suffering from sleep and memory issues.

The youths are all described as wearing dark hoodies and bomber jackets with dark face masks and balaclavas. They were all believed to be riding bikes.

One of the offenders is described as having short dirty blond hair and being of medium build.


If you were in the area at the time or saw anything which could help our investigation, please call 101 and quote reference 5223273802.

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  1. With the incident in early Nov and now the incident in February, is Little Stoke Park safe? I can read that arrests have been made but will the police be publishing any information regarding these crimes eg are they very isolated, what are they doing to stop them.
    People need reassuring.

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