Pensioner attacked by stranger needed metal plates in jaw and eye socket
A 72-year-old man has had surgery to insert metal plates into his jaw and eye socket after he was attacked by a stranger while walking his dog in Hull.
The elderly man suffered a broken nose after he was pushed to the ground and assaulted by a man after an argument. His attacker also assaulted a 64-year-old woman and a 51-year-old woman who were with the victim when they tried to intervene.
Humberside Police said the victim and the two women were walking the man's dog in a field off Raich Carter Way when they had a row with an unknown man and a woman.
The man was treated at Hull Royal Infirmary after the attack at 3.40pm on Saturday, August 18.
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Police said the offender is a white male in his late 20s to early 30s. He is about 5ft 10in, of slim build, clean- shaven, with black hair, which was brushed forward, and he had a spiky fringe.
He was wearing a black shirt with a collar and black trousers.
Any witnesses are asked to call 101, quoting crime reference number 1924981.