Man, 20, viciously assaulted in unprovoked attack at Phoenix Park

First published in News Runcorn and Widnes World: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

A MAN suffered a fractured cheekbone and eye socket after being assaulted in Runcorn’s Phoenix Park.

The 20-year-old victim was attacked as he walked through Woodlands Walk in Castlefields.

He was hit in the face by an object believed to be a wheel brace, after he past three men.

He was treated in hospital three fractures to his right cheekbone and eye socket and swelling and bruising, and faces further surgery.

DC Marc Roberts, said: "The victim was assaulted for no apparent reason, He walked past a group of 3 men and was assaulted resulting in serious injuries.

“He is now recovering with the support of his family but does need further treatment.”

Detectives today appealed for information about the incident which happened between 11.10pm and 11.30pm on Friday, June 29.

The first offender is described as white, around 6ft tall, of skinny build with a grey complexion. He was wearing a black North Face coat with the hood up, black trousers and distinctive red and white Nike trainers. He spoke with a local accent.

The second offender is described as white, around 5ft 6ins to 5ft 8ins tall and was wearing a black North Face baseball cap, a grey and black Berghaus coat and light grey bottoms.

The third offender is described as white, around 5ft 6ins to 5ft 7ins tall and was wearing a black baseball cap and a black North Face coat.

Anyone with any information can call Cheshire Police on 101 .

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