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Witnesses sought after 80-year-old man assaulted on petrol station forecourt


Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after an 80 year-old man was assaulted on a petrol station forecourt.

The incident happened at 2.15pm on Monday 19 March when the victim had an altercation at the forecourt of a supermarket petrol station on Winwick Road.

Following the altercation the victim was assaulted and received injuries to his face which required hospital treatment.

Detective Constable Carl Davis, of Warrington CID, said: “This was an horrendous assault on an elderly man and we’re urging anyone who may have been in the area at the time and seen the incident take place to contact us on 101.”

A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and has been released under investigation.

Anyone who may have seen the assault take place or has any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 14084. Information can also be passed on anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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