October 13, 2014 1.34 pm This story is over 114 months old

Police search for witness after Lincoln assault

Witness wanted: Police are trying to seek a potential witness to a serious assault in the city.

Lincolnshire Police are trying to trace a man who may have been witness to an assault in Lincoln.

On October 10 at around 9.40pm near the Lincolnshire Co-op Winning Post petrol station on Carholme Road, a 39-year-old local man was approached and attacked by two men.

Officers believe the attack was entirely unprovoked, and the victim sustained serious injuries. He is recovering at home.

Police would like to identify and speak to the man pictured as it is thought he was at the petrol station, filling up a jerry can, at the time of the assault and may have information.

Anyone who recognises the man, or is the man, should contact Lincolnshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 141 of 11/10/14.

Latest Update – Lincolnshire Police thanked members of the public for their assistance in our appeal to find the witness – he has now been traced.