Witness appeal after Lincoln man assaulted with baseball bat

Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward after a Lincoln man was assaulted with a baseball bat.

A 22-year-old man was walking along Boultham Park Road at around 2.30am on Friday, February 13, when he was approached by a person, described as around 5ft 10in in height and wearing a balaclava and dark clothing.

The person is alleged to have hit the man around the head with what is thought to have been a gold coloured baseball bat.

The victim was taken to Lincoln County Hospital for treatment and was released a short time later. He was not seriously injured.

Investigating officers would like to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything unusual in the area at the time, or anyone who may have seen a person matching the description.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 quoting incident 30 of 13/02/2015.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.