Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an attack on a man in Bournemouth on Wednesday 15 September.
The incident occurred at around 11pm in the Upper Gardens between the tennis courts and the war memorial.
The victim – a man aged in his 30s – was assaulted by a group of five men who were known to him. It is reported that one of the men had a metal bar.
As the victim tried to run away, he was pushed into the water. He sustained a fractured cheek and abdominal injuries and was taken to hospital to receive treatment.
Detective Inspector Darren Moores, of Bournemouth CID, said: “An investigation is underway and I am appealing to anyone who witnessed what happened to please come forward.
“I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have been walking through the Upper Gardens at around 10.50pm until 11pm on the day of the incident as they may have important information to assist my enquiries.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email email@example.com or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210149718. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call Freephone 0800 555 111.
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