Man suffers fractured jaw in unprovoked one-punch assault - appeal for witnesses
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A man suffered a broken nose and fractures to his jaw and cheek after being punched in the face in an unprovoked attack in Gloucester last month.
The assault happened outside Costa Coffee on Southgate Street just before 8.50pm on Sunday 17 September.
The attacker approached the victim from behind while the victim was talking to two men, before punching him once to the face.
The victim, who is in his 60s, was left bleeding from his mouth and head and was taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. He is still receiving ongoing treatment for his injuries.
Officers have carried out numerous enquiries as part of their investigation but need more help.
PC Jake Shepherd said: "This was a vicious and devastating assault that has left the victim very badly affected both physically and psychologically.
"People who were there on the night did provide assistance to our officers but some people haven’t wanted to make a statement and that is critical to our investigation.
"We have carried out and continue to carry out CCTV enquiries and have arrested a man in connection with the incident.
"But we still need witnesses to come forward and make a statement, and we ask anyone else who was in the area at the time to review any dashcam, CCTV or phone footage they may have that could be relevant."
The suspect is described as a white man, wearing a black baseball cap, black “snood”, dark tracksuit and green and white trainers.