Man knocked out in ‘unprovoked’ Peterborough alleyway attack

A man was knocked out in a Peterborough alleyway in what police believe was an unprovoked attack.

Detectives are appealing for information after the victim was left with serious injuries following the assault on Bank Holiday Monday (August 27).

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At about 4am the victim, a 24-year-old man, was in the alleyway between Tesco and O’Neill’s in Broadway when he was knocked unconscious.

He was struck to the face, leaving him with several fractures and a broken jaw, and was taken to Peterborough City Hospital where he required extensive surgery.

The offender is described as a black or mixed race man with short, dark, afro hair and was wearing a light, blue top with Adidas written on it.

Detectives are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the assault and ask that they report online at quoting 35/25603/18 or call 101.