Police have released an image of a man they are trying to find following the brutal attack on an off-duty paramedic outside the Lidl store in Crewkerne on March 13. The victim was attacked after honking his car horn to alert a pedestrian as he left the store’s parking lot around 2:20 p.m.
The driver was then pulled from his vehicle and punched in the head and face. He didn’t need to be hospitalized, but he was left with cuts and bruises.
Police initially requested information about the assault and have now released an image of a man the force would like to find in relation to the disorder. Anyone who recognizes the man is asked to come forward.
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A full statement from Avon and Somerset Police reads: ‘We are renewing our call for information after an off-duty paramedic was assaulted at Crewkerne. The victim – a man in his 40s – had honked his horn to alert a pedestrian when leaving the Lidl car park around 2:20 p.m. on Sunday 13 March.
“He was pulled from his vehicle and punched in the head and face. Fortunately, he did not need to be hospitalized, but he was left with cuts and bruises.
“We are grateful to everyone who responded to our previous call and can now post this image of a man we would like to find. The man in the photo is white, in his 30s or 40s, wears a baseball cap in jeans and has a big white-haired dog with him.
“The man himself or anyone who recognizes him is welcome to get in touch.”
If you can help, the appeal asks to dial 101 and give the appeals handler the reference number 5222060398, or includes a link to their online appeal form. You can contact independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form.
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This notice was published: 2022-05-04 10:47:21