Appeal for witnesses following assault in Stratford


WARWICKSHIRE Police is appealing for witnesses or information following an assault in Stratford-upon-Avon last weekend.

Between 2.30am and 2.45am on Sunday morning (5th August), two men in their twenties were assaulted by a group of males outside Firs Gardens on Rother Street.

One of the victims sustained serious facial injuries which required hospital treatment.

The suspects are described as a group of five males; one was stocky with brown hair wearing a light top and the other was around 5ft 11ins and had light-coloured hair.

Investigating officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the offence or who may have any information. Please call Warwickshire Police on 101, quoting incident reference 57 of 5 August 2018.

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.


  • RJH

    Sigh! were they British, Albania, Polish… as much as it ‘sounds racist’ to include the ethnicity of a suspect, it is pertinent, useful and common-sense for the police to include such details to aid eyewitnesses.