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CCTV appeal over assaults in Bristol

We’re issuing CCTV images in an appeal for information after an 18-year-old man was assaulted in Bristol by a group of people.

It happened on Anchor Road at 10.45pm on Sunday 18 April after he walked from College Green down the steps towards Bristol Aquarium with a friend.

In an apparently unprovoked attack, the man was punched to the ground and stamped on, until the group were disturbed by a passing vehicle and made off towards Anchor Square. He required hospital treatment for swelling, grazing and bruising.

Shortly beforehand a similarly-described group of people were involved in another apparently unprovoked incident on College Green, in which two men and a woman – all in their 20s – were assaulted. The woman had hair pulled out before security staff from a shop intervened and the group made off.

CCTV images: do you know these people?

We’re keen to identify the individuals pictured, who were seen on CCTV in the area at the time. The images show a group of young men and women, possibly in their teens or early 20s.

Officers want to hear from you if you:
• recognise the people in the images
• were in the College Green/Anchor Road area that night and saw the incidents
• have dashcam or other footage of the area at the time

If you have any information or footage which could help, call 101 quoting reference 5221083000.

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.