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Appeal to identify man following assault

News   •   Aug 01, 2019 06:00 BST

[Image of man police wish to identify]

Officers investigating an assault on a serving soldier are appealing for information to identify a man they wish to speak with.

At 03:20hrs on Thursday, 31 January, a 28-year-old soldier, wearing mess uniform, was attacked on Haymarket, at the junction with Coventry Street, SW1.

The victim’s injuries were mainly facial and included a fractured skull, cheek bone and eye sockets, and a broken nose which required extensive surgeries to correct.

Detectives have issued a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak with in connection with this incident. Can you name him?

Anyone who can identify the male is asked to contact Westminster CID by dialling 101 and quoting Cad 675/31Jan, Tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.