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Appeal after man assaulted outside shop in Bristol

Two CCTV images showing one man police want to talk to
Please call us if you know who this man is.

An investigation is ongoing into an assault on a man outside a shop in Lawfords Gate, in Bristol.

Officers were called to the incident in Easton shortly after 3.30pm on Thursday 1 February.

A man in his 20s, who was a shop employee, was taken to hospital with injuries after being attacked with a knife by an unknown man following an in-store altercation. He was later released from hospital.

A knife was recovered from the scene.

CCTV enquiries have been carried out and we are issuing photos of a man who we wish to identify and talk to as part of our investigation.

He has been described as being in his 30s or 40s, approximately 5ft 9ins, of Asian heritage, slim and with long black hair and a beard. He is seen wearing a blue waterproof jacket, black tracksuit trousers and black trainers.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or recognises the man, is asked to please call 101 and give the reference 5224027831.

If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5224027831, or complete our online appeals form.

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.