Posted: Wed 20th Apr 2016

Man Seriously Assaulted In Prestatyn: Appeal

This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Apr 20th, 2016

An appeal for witnesses and information is being made after a man was seriously assaulted in Prestatyn last weekend. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Between 8:20pm and 8:30pm on Saturday, April 9, the 35-year-old male victim was walking along Central Avenue towards the town centre when he was approached from behind by a man. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

He was the attacked with what appeared to be a roof tile. He later received several stitches to his face. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The offender is described as being white, aged in his early 20’s and had very short dark hair. He was wearing a grey or white coloured hoody and tracksuit bottoms. He left the area in a light blue coloured Toyota Yaris which travelled along Central Avenue and then turned right up Ffordd Penwylfa. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

PC James Lloyd said: “This appears to have been a pre-planned attack which has left a man with serious facial injuries. I am appealing to anybody who may have information, or to anybody who may have witnessed the incident to contact us immediately.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Police enquiries are ongoing and anybody with information is asked to contact PC 3155 James Lloyd at Rhyl Police Station on 101, quoting reference number RC16051042, or contact can also be made using the live web chat. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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