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Bid to identify two potential witnesses following death of man assaulted in town centre


DETECTIVES investigating the death of a man who was assaulted in Warrington town centre have released new CCTV images of two potential witnesses they are looking to trace.

Michael Mair, aged 53, died at Warrington District General Hospital on Monday, October 28. He had been in hospital since Sunday, October 6, when he was assaulted in Crown Street, Warrington, at around 12.15pm.

Enquiries in relation to his death are ongoing and as part of their investigation detectives are looking to identify two people they believe may have witnessed the assault.

Detective Inspector Helen Clegg said: “Firstly I would like to reassure the two people in these CCTV images that we do not believe that they have committed any offences.

“We simply want to speak to them as they were in the area at the time of the assault and we believe they may have witnessed it.

“I appeal directly to the people in the CCTV images, as well as to anyone who recognises them, to contact the team here at Warrington on 101, quoting IML 531869, or via www.cheshire.police.uk.

“Information can also be submitted anonymously, via Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111.”

A 37-year-old man from Warrington has been charged with assault in connection with the incident, he is currently being held in custody.


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