Police appeal for witnesses following assault in Downend

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Downend yesterday morning.

The incident happened at about 12.10am. A black Ford Fiesta was in collision with a wall in Badminton Walk. The occupants of the car were then assaulted by a group of men who are reported to have walked into the cul-de-sac.

One man was taken to hospital with leg and arm injuries. The other occupant of the car received a blow to the head. Both required hospital treatment.

The five suspects are reported to have left the cul-de-sac on foot. Police are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident who may have information to help with their inquiries.

Anyone able to help is asked to contact the police on 101, quoting reference 5219034577.