Man assaulted in unprovoked town centre attack

By Ben Fitzgerald - 12 February 2020


Police are appealing for witnesses after a 21-year-old local man was attacked in Swindon town centre.

At around 2.20am on Saturday 1 February, an assault took place outside Cafe Nero on Bridge Street.  

There were a number of people in the area at the time and the victim ended up being looked after by door staff from the nearby Edge nightclub. 

He was taken to hospital with injuries to his face and has now been discharged. 

PC Paul Simpson said:  "This was a busy area and someone must have seen something.  Did you hear or see anything suspicious in the area at this time or if you know anything about this, then please contact us on 101 quoting reference number 54200011096."

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