Dartford assault victim needed face surgery

PUBLISHED: 14:49 25 March 2011

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Witnesses to an assault which left a 36-year-old man with serious facial injuries are being urged to come forward.

The victim suffered fractures to his face, which have since required surgery. after the attack close to Crush bar in Spital Street, Dartford, at about 2.30am on Saturday March 12.

Police believe it could have been witnessed by a number of people out and about in the town’s bars and clubs.

PC Deborah Cummings, who is in charge of the investigation, said: “This was a nasty attack which has had a devastating effect on the victim.

“The town centre would have been busy at this time of night and it is possible that others may have seen what happened but have not yet come forward with the information they have. I would ask that they do so, as soon as possible, to help us find and prosecute the person responsible.”

Call police on 01474 366098 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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