Police appeal for witnesses after man assaulted in Luton

Officers are investigating after a man was assaulted with a weapon in Wellington Street yesterday (Tuesday).

Wednesday, 12th February 2020, 5:21 pm
Updated Wednesday, 12th February 2020, 5:35 pm

The victim was approached by a man demanding money at around 5am, when he said no, he was attacked with a weapon and left with serious, but not life changing injuries.

The offender was described as a tall black man and was believed to have been carrying a baseball bat.

Detective Constable Gary Hatton said: “This was a terrifying incident for the victim involved.

Wellington Street. Photo from Google Maps
Wellington Street. Photo from Google Maps

"We do not tolerate violence in our county and we are looking for anyone who witnessed the incident or noticed any suspicious behaviour in the area to come forward.”

If you have any information about this incident call 101, or report it online, quoting reference 40/8747/20.