30/06/2017 Middlesbrough

32-Year-Old Man Assaulted and Left Unconscious in Middlesbrough

Police are appealing for information after a 32-year-old man was discovered unconscious on the pavement following a suspected assault outside the Shalimar Takeaway on Borough Road in Middlesbrough.

The victim was found at 6:24pm on Thursday 22nd June and it is believed the assault occurred sometime before.

It is thought that the victim was attacked from behind and following the incident he was taken to James Cook University Hospital where he had to undergo major surgery and treatment for cuts, bruises and abdominal injuries. 

A white van is thought to have been seen at the time of the assault and officers would like the driver of this vehicle to come forward as they may be able to assist with enquiries.

Anyone who may have witnessed the assault or anyone with information regarding those responsible is asked to contact Detective Constable Gerri Harris on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.