Did you see assault on man in Downend park?

A man was assaulted in a park in Downend yesterday and Avon & Somerset Police are asking any witnesses to come forward.

The victim, who is in his 40s, was sat on a bench in the King George V Playing Fields at about 12.15pm when the incident happened.

The suspect is described as a white man, aged approximately in his mid-40s and 5ft 10in. He was of a medium build, with short dark, greying hair. He wore a grey sweatshirt with a logo and dark blue jeans.

The man was in company with a white woman of a similar age, described as slim, with short blonde hair and wearing a long black coat.

They had with them three small dogs of an unknown breed. One was said to golden in colour and another white and fluffy.

The victim required hospital treatment due to the facial injuries he sustained.

If you can help the police with their enquiries, call 101 and quote reference number 5223281358.