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Police appeal following an assault in Chester on Saturday 12th September

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Wednesday, Sep 23rd, 2015.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Chester.

The incident took place on 12th September in Forest Street shortly before 9pm.

The victim – a 39-year-old man – was waiting in a queue for a taxi when he was approached by another man. The victim stepped away from the queue and was assaulted – sustaining a fractured cheekbone and bruising.

Officers are currently investigating the incident and are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area at the time and witnessed what happened or has seen anything significant to get in touch.

They are also appealing to anyone who has any information regarding who is responsible to come forward.

DC Robert Marshall said:

“We are particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the queue waiting for a taxi at the time and have not yet spoke to police. You may have seen or heard something, which could assist with our enquiries, and I would urge you to get in touch.”

A 25-year-old man has been arrested In connection with the incident and has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 939 of 12th September. Information can also be left anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.

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