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Witness appeal following hate crime and assault in Bristol

We’re appealing for witnesses following a hate crime and an assault which happened at a gathering on Ashley Road, Bristol in the early hours of Saturday morning (29 August).

A woman in her 20s was assaulted and suffered minor facial injuries after she challenged a man who was shouting homophobic abuse at an unknown male victim.

The offender was described as a mixed race man, around 5ft 11in tall with a slim build, bald, and wearing a baseball cap. He spoke with a Birmingham accent.

Police are keen to hear from the victim of the hate crime and anyone who witnessed the incident, which happened at about 4am.

If you can help, contact police on 101 quoting reference 5220196078 . Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5220196078

You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers.