Man seriously hurt after reported attacked at Peterborough Lido

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was reportedly assaulted by a group of men at the Lido in Bishop’s Road, Peterborough on Sunday (21 July).

Thursday, 25th July 2019, 5:45 pm
The Peterborough Lido. Photo: Terry Harris

At around 11.20pm police were called to reports of a large group of men attacking the man.

The victim was left with serious injuries including a fractured eye socket.

A spokesman for Vivacity, which runs the Lido, said: “We can confirm that we were alerted to an incident which took place in the proximity of the Lido at 11.20pm on Sunday, July 21.

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“This unfortunate incident took place at a time when the Lido was closed to the public and no Vivacity staff members were on site. Our contracted security providers Dardan attended the scene and assisted us in making a full report to the police with whom we have shared CCTV footage and potential forensic evidence. We understand that the police are now investigating.”

Anybody with information should call police on 101 quoting 35/52016/19 or report online at www.cambs.police.uk/report. Alternatively, you can report anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.