Assault In Cambridge - New Appeal

12 June 2015, 06:00

Police in Cambridge have launched a new appeal for witnesses to an assault in the city.

The incident happened at about 12.45am on Sunday (June 7) on Campkin Road.

The victim, Jeffrey Henry, 39, from Cambridge, is currently in Addenbrooke's Hospital in a critical condition. His injuries include a fractured skull and traumatic brain injury.

Detectives investigating the incident understand a man went to the aid of Mr Henry following the assault and are very keen to speak to him.

Police would also like to speak to two men, both described as white, slim, between 6' and 6'2” and in their 20s, seen leaving the area and heading towards the King's Hedges area.

One man is described as wearing black jeans/trousers and a blue hooded top.

The other is described as wearing black trousers and a black hooded top.

Detective Inspector Andrea Warren said: "

We are extremely keen to speak to the man who came to Jeffrey's aid following the assault. We believe he could have vital information which could lead to the arrest of the person, or persons, responsible for this brutal attack.

Jeffrey has been left with extremely serious and possibly life-changing injuries. If you are reading this and have information which could help in anyway, please come forward.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.