Woman attacked in ‘unprovoked and frightening’ assault in city centre bar

Merseyside Police has issued CCTV images of a man who may have information to assist enquiries following an assault at a bar in Liverpool.

At around 3am on Friday 10 February, police received a report that a man approached a woman inside Baa Bar on Fleet Street and punched her.

The woman was taken to hospital with a serious injury to her eye.

Since the attack, officers have carried out extensive CCTV examinations and witness enquiries in the area and detectives have now issued CCTV images of a man they believe could assist with their investigation.

Detective Constable Dave Gaskell said, “This was an unprovoked and frightening attack that left a woman with a serious injury to her face and we are working to find the suspect so we can bring them to justice.

“Everyone should be able go out and feel safe in our city without the fear of being attacked.

“If you recognise the man pictured then please let us know, as we believe he may hold vital information that can support our ongoing investigation.

“If you were in Baa Bar or on Fleet Street at around 3am on Friday 10 February and saw the attack or the suspect then please let us know.

“Similarly, if you took photos on your mobile phone that night or have video footage please come forward as soon as possible.”

Please contact the Merseyside Police social media desk on Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ with any further information, with reference 23000118427.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information

Images: Merseyside Police

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