Man Left With Suspected Fractured Eye Socket In Dudley Attack

28 September 2018, 15:27 | Updated: 28 September 2018, 15:29

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An investigation has been launched after a man in his 60s was attacked in Market Place, Dudley at around 11pm on Tuesday 25th September.

It is believed the man was sitting on a bench, when he was approached by two men who asked him for money.

When he refused an argument took place and he was repeatedly punched in the face, suffering nasty facial injuries.

He then went home before calling an ambulance, who subsequently contacted the police.

The man remains in hospital in a stable condition.

Detective Inspector Ade George from Force CID, said: "We are appealing for anyone who may have seen anything on Tuesday evening at around 11pm to get in touch. This was a nasty attack on a man who as a result sustained serious facial injuries including a suspected fractured eye socket

"We have carried out a trawl of CCTV to identify the suspects and have officers on patrol in and around the area.

"I would urge anyone with any information to contact my team, quoting crime reference number 20DY/220225E/18."

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