February 5, 2018 3.35 pm This story is over 44 months old

Man allegedly assaulted in Grimsby for not handing over cigarette

He was walking with his partner at the time.

A man is suffering serious injuries to his leg after he was reportedly attacked for refusing to hand over a cigarette.

The victim and his partner were walking on Corporation Road in Grimsby at around 7.15pm on Sunday, January 21 when they were approached by a man who asked for a cigarette.

He allegedly assaulted victim when he was refused and ran off in the direction of Alexandra Road.

Humberside Police said: “The suspect is described as white, stocky, five feet seven, wearing a black top, grey jogging bottoms and a black woollen hat

“We’re appealing to a number of motorists who were in the area at the time, and anyone in a nearby supermarket car park who may have seen something to call 101 quoting log 442 of January 21.”

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