Man Punched And Slashed In Bedford

22 March 2011, 14:27 | Updated: 22 March 2011, 14:30

A 32-year-old man was repeatedly punched and then slashed in the head and back after leaving a Bedford night club.

The victim, a black man, was attacked in Midland Road at around 1.30 on Saturday morning.

He had left the Studio Club on Alexandra Rd, Bedford and was chased into Midland Rd by an unknown black male, wearing a hooded jacket and dark clothing.  

The first attacker punched the him around the head multiple times whilst the victim lay on the ground. 

A second attacker appeared and slashed the victim in the head and around the face and eye, abdomen and back causing serious but not life threatening lacerations that required a number of stitches.

The two attackers were black. One was aged 18-26 years old, slim build, 5'04 -5'06, wearing dark clothing with a hood. The other was the same age, of slim build, 6'0, wearing dark clothing including a hood.

Anyone with information about this assault or who witnessed it are asked to contact Bedfordshire Police