Man left with broken leg in city centre assault

Police are hunting for a group of six people after a man was left with a broken leg in a city centre assault.

Officers say the victim, a 35-year-old man, was involved in an altercation with the group in Abbey Street at around 9.45pm on Tuesday, June 1.

Cops say the group of five men and one woman were stood next to two Mercedes cars – one black, one silver – close to a bus stop.

The men approached the victim before punching and kicking him and leaving him with serious injuries, including a broken leg, said officers.

Witnesses to the incident were able to give descriptions of two of the men involved.

The first man was described as having no teeth and dark brown spikey hair.

He was around 5ft 8ins tall and looked to be in his late 40s or early 50s. He was wearing a white top, cream shorts and a pair of sandals with no socks.

The second man was described as wearing a red waterproof coat with black stripes and blue jeans.

A Derbyshire police spokesperson said: “Officers are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area and witnessed the incident.

“Of particular interest are any drivers with dashcam footage or homeowners with CCTV that may have captured the incident or those believed to be involved.”

Anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101 or message directly on their social media channels quoting reference number 21*302948.

People can also contact Crimestoppers, which is an anonymous service, on 0800 555 111.

Courtesy of Derbyshire Live – Derby News