Police appeal after man punched in face in Batley

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was punched in the face in Batley.

Wednesday, 30th April 2014, 11:08 am
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The assault took place outside the Shell petrol station on Bradford Road, Batley between 2pm-3pm on Thursday April 24.

The 26-year-old victim was walking past the filling station before becoming embroiled in a verbal exchange with the suspect, who was sat in a car.

It has been alleged that the suspect approached the victim and punched him twice to the face, knocking him to the floor before leaving the scene.

A 30-year-old man has been interviewed by officers in connection with the incident and enquiries are ongoing.

Any witnesses are asked to contact PC Andy Maloney at Batley Police Station via the non-emergency number 101 or leave a message on 01924 295301.