Man knocked unconscious in ‘unprovoked assault’ in Huntingdon


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Cambridgeshire police are appealing for information following an assault in Huntingdon on Friday night.

Between about 7pm and 8pm, the victim, a 30-year-old man, was walking from Sapley Square, passed the Golden Knight pub, heading towards Cotton Court when he was approached by a group of about five to seven men who asked him for a cigarette.

After telling them he didn’t smoke, one of the group shouted at him before he was struck to the side of his head, causing him to lose consciousness for a short period of time.

A spokesman for the force said: “This was an unprovoked attack which has left the victim very shaken – thankfully he was not seriously injured.

“We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the attack or who knows who is responsible.”

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Anyone with information is asked to call us on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, quoting incident 651 of March 24.

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