Police issue CCTV footage of man wanted in connection with Lincoln hate crime

Lincolnshire Police have issued CCTV footage of a man wanted in connection with a hate crime in November, which saw the victim repeatedly attacked.

As previously reported, a Lincoln man was left with severe facial injuries after an unprovoked and prolonged assault in the early hours of Sunday, November 1.

The 56-year-old victim who is believed to have been wearing a skirt at the time of the attack, was walking up Friars Lane towards the top of Monks Road at around 2.15am when he was assaulted.

Police believe that the attack happened around the junction of the two streets and that a total of four male offenders could have been involved.

The victim sustained fractures to his jaw and cheek, a serious nose injury and severe cuts and bruising to his face.


The victim suffered significant facial injuries as a result of the assault

Lincolnshire Police initially appealed for witnesses at the time and have said that they are grateful for information that was called in.

The force would now like to trace the man pictured to see if he has any information that can assist their investigation.

Anyone who knows the man or has any information that might help trace him should contact Lincolnshire Police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting incident 79 of November 1.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.