Man Thrown Over Seafront Railings

A mans received cuts to his head and back after being thrown over some railings on Weymouth seafront.

Police in are now appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following the assault.

It happened between 12.45am and 1.05am on Sunday, 5 December 2010, when a man, sitting in a bus shelter between the Jubilee Clock and Marks and Spencer, was approached by three other men and then assaulted.

The 39-year-old victim from Weymouth was punched and then thrown over the railings on the sea front and had to go Dorset County Hospital for treatment.

The three offenders were white and in their early twenties and one of them was possibly wearing a red hooded top.

Dorset Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident, and anyone with any information about the men responsible, to get in contact as soon as possible.

Any information may help to find out exactly what happened.

All calls will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Witnesses and anyone with information should contact Dorset Police in confidence on

01305 222 222 or the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.