CCTV Image From Shop Assault In Southampton

13 May 2014, 16:50

Police have released an image of a man wanted in connection with an assault at the Co-Op on Bridge Road in Woolston.

At 3:30pm on Monday, May 5, a man who store staff reported may have been drunk became violent and assaulted one of the staff members.

A 24-year-old man was left with bruising to his face, but did not require treatment for his injuries. After leaving the store the man later returned twice and was verbally abusive. Staff also reported that around £30 of groceries had been stolen on the same afternoon. 

Police are now releasing an image of a man that they would like to speak to as part of their investigation. He is described as:

  • White. 
  • Around 6ft tall and of slim build. 
  • He had short dark hair which was slightly spiked at the front as though gelled and was clean shaven. 
  • He was wearing a white short sleeved collared shirt with a green checked pattern on it. 
  • Baggy cargo-style khaki shorts which came to his knees 
  • He had a local accent. 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Ian Swan at Bitterne police station on 101 quoting 44140157347 or via the website 

You can also call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.