Man needed surgery after Christchurch bottle attack

A MAN needed surgery after being hit with a bottle in Christchurch High Street in the early hours of Saturday, April 1.

Police have issued a CCTV image of a person they would like to speak to in connection with the incident, which happened at around 1.35am.

The victim – a man in his 20s – was assaulted by an unknown attacker on Millhams Street and High Street.

It is reported the victim was hit with a glass bottle and sustained an injury to his nose.

PC Samuel Burlton, of Christchurch police, said: “The victim required surgery following this incident and we are determined to identify the person responsible for causing the injuries.

“I am now issuing a CCTV image of the suspect and while I appreciate the image is not very clear, I am hoping someone may recognise the man from his general build and clothing.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via or on 101, quoting incident number 55230050003. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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