Police in fresh appeal for witnesses after earlobe bitten off in Skegness

Police believe the two people in this shot may have information relating to the incident.
Police believe the two people in this shot may have information relating to the incident.
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POLICE in Skegness have described an assault where a man’s earlobe was bitten off as one of the “worst attacks” they have seen.

The victim was glassed, knocked to the ground and punched repeatedly before having part of his earlobe bitten off.

The attack occurred at a bar on Lumley Road at around 9.50pm on Saturday, March 31.

A police spokesperson said: “The victim was standing at the bar in a premises on Lumley Road when he was approached by a man not known to him.

“A brief conversation ensued and then, in an unprovoked attack, the offender smashed a pint glass into the victim’s face.

“The injured man was then knocked to the ground and repeatedly punched before having part of his earlobe bitten off.”

Officers investigating the serious assault have now issued a CCTV image of a man who may be able to help them with the enquiry.

It is believed the two people in the CCTV image are either local or from the Nottingham area and may have been on holiday at the time.

Detective Constable Michael Parsons, from Skegness CID, said, “This is one of the worst attacks I have seen and the victim has been left with a permanent disfigurement.

“The man and woman in the image may have important information about the assault and I would ask them, or anyone who recognises them, to contact me on 01754 614278”.

Anyone with information should contact Police Station by dialling 101. Report crimes anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.