Detectives in Luton need to trace two people who helped a man after he was assaulted outside the Whitehouse pub in Manchester Street on Monday.
The incident happened at about 3.40pm after the victim, 42, had been involved in a verbal altercation in the pub. The victim had stepped outside for a cigarette when a man approached him and punched him in the face. The offender then left the scene.
A man and woman went to help the victim and alerted staff at the location.
However, both these people left the scene without leaving their contact details.
The man is described as white with short grey hair, wearing a green jacket, blue jeans and black
The woman is described as white with her hair in a ponytail and wearing a light blue jacket, bluejeans and dark shoes.
PC Lee-Anne Pogson, investigating, is keen to trace the Good Samaritans as they could hold vital information that may help identify the offender.
PC Pogson said: “The victim has been left with a cut to his right eye brow and bruising to his face.
“We need the two people who helped the victim to come forward as they may hold further information
relating to the offender.”
The offender is described as a white man with a medium build and black hair. He wore a dark jacket with a hood, dark trousers and black and white trainers.
Anyone with information relating to this crime can contact PC Pogson at Luton Police Station, in confidence, on 01582 394315, or Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.
Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.