6th Dec, 2016

Police seek witnesses after man attacked near Coventry park

Coventry Editorial 13th Jun, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

WITNESSES are being urged to come forward after a man was attacked near a Coventry park.

Police were called to Oxford Street, near Primrose Hill at around 4am on Sunday, June 12 following a reports a man had collapsed in the street.

A 26-year-old man was found with a puncture wound to his arm and taken to hospital where he continues to be treated for serious injuries.

His condition is described as stable.

Detectives believe that the assault may have happened on Berry Street where the man staggered into an alleyway before collapsing on Oxford Street.

They are now appealing to anyone who may have seen anything suspicious to come forward with details.

DC James Birtles, from Coventry’s Violent Crime Team, said: “We are dealing with a very serious assault, the man has undergone surgery for his injuries and continues to be treated.

“We continue to investigate the circumstances that led to the assault and need people to come forward with information.

“CCTV continues to be trawled for any clues and officers are continuing their enquiries in the area.

“Someone knows what happened, we need people to contact us with information, if you saw something suspicious or if you know of someone who came home in the early hours on June 12 and you suspect they may be involved then please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is urged to call West Midlands Police on 101.

Alternatively people can leave information anonymously by calling Crimestoppers the independent charity on 0800 555 111.