Assault in Chard

Police are asking witnesses to come forward after a man was assaulted in Chard last month.

On Sunday 17 September between 1-2am, the victim and his wife were walking along Boden Street. A car pulled up and got the victim’s attention.

A man from inside the car then assaulted the victim, a man in his 50s, causing possible life-changing injuries to his eye. The victim was taken to hospital for treatment and has since been discharged.

The suspect is described as white, in his early 20s, with dark hair that is longer and wavy on top and short on the sides. He was said to be wearing dark clothing.

If you have any information, or witnessed anything, please contact 101 and quote reference 5223226709.

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