Police are appealing for information after a 66 year old man was left unconscious after being hit over the head with a bottle during an assault in a Northfield street on Sunday 30th October.

The man was walking in Shenley Fields Drive, Northfield, on the Sunday evening when he was approached by another man, who appeared to be drunk. The offender made an offensive remark and then carried out a vicious and unprovoked attack on the victim.

The victim became unconscious after a bottle was smashed over his head, causing a bleed on his brain and leaving him with multiple lacerations.

His attacker has been described as:

  • White male
  • 40-45 years old
  • Light coloured har
  • 5ft 9ins tall
  • in “good physical shape”
  • Birmingham accent
  • Wearing dark trousers and lighter shirt

Detective Constable Helen Roberts who is investigating said: “We think the suspect may have been drunk and could well have been drinking in the local area.

“If anyone drinking in the area at the time remembers someone fitting the description of the suspect, I would urge them to contact us as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Roberts from Bournville police station on helen.roberts@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk or call her on 101 ext 822 3068. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111


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