Witness plea over assault on teen

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Swindon on a 15-year-old youth.

The incident took place on Millgrove Street at approximately 4.20pm on June 23.

The young man was walking along the pavement when an older male on a bike rode towards him.

After a few seconds of both cyclist and pedestrian trying to negotiate around each other, the victim then stepped onto the grass and apologised.

The cyclist then got off his bike and punched the victim i n the face before cycling away.

The victim was left with bruising to his face.

The suspect is described as an Asian male, in his mid-20s, approximately 5ft 7ins tall and of stocky build. He was wearing a black cap backwards, a blue and black striped t-shirt and black trousers. He was also carrying a small black Nike bag.

He was riding a red mountain bike.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Wiltshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.

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8:11am Fri 11 Jul 14

Ringer says...

What would the point of identifying this violent criminal when other violent criminals who commit even worse crimes are taken to court and then completely let off by our hapless judiciary?

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Unlawful wounding
Offences against the Person Act 1861 s.20
Maximum sentence: 5 years

Actual sentence in the Swindon case above: suspended sentence, ie, no punishment at all.
What would the point of identifying this violent criminal when other violent criminals who commit even worse crimes are taken to court and then completely let off by our hapless judiciary? http://www.swindonad vertiser.co.uk/news/ 11333665.Man_glassed _Royal_Marine/ Unlawful wounding Offences against the Person Act 1861 s.20 Maximum sentence: 5 years Actual sentence in the Swindon case above: suspended sentence, ie, no punishment at all. Ringer
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