Braintree: Police believe victim was glassed in The Bull pub attack which left him needing 30 stitches

Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they wish to talk to in connection with a serious assa

Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they wish to talk to in connection with a serious assault at Braintree. - Credit: Archant

A man is wanted over a pub attack which left the victim needing 30 stitches for facial wounds.

Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they wish to talk to in connection with a serious assa

Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they wish to talk to in connection with a serious assault at Braintree. - Credit: Archant

Detectives have released CCTV images of the man they wish to talk to in connection with the serious assault in Braintree.

Police were called to The Bull public house shortly before 12.10am on Sunday following reports a man had been assaulted.

When officers arrived they found the victim had already been taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment to facial wounds that required 30 stitches.

Initial enquiries suggest that following a disagreement inside the pub a man threw a glass into the victim’s face.

The suspect then left the pub in company with a woman. The man is described as white, of slim build, 5ft 10in tall, with light brown short swept over hair. He was wearing a bright red bomber-style jacket.


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The woman he was with is described as being of mixed race, slim build, in her 20s and 5ft 2in tall. She had collar length straight brown hair.

The victim, a 22-year-old man from Braintree, was taken to Broomfield Hospital Chelmsford and released after treatment.

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Any witnesses or anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV image should contact the investigating officers Pc Chris Philpott and DC Nikki Simpson at Braintree CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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