Police searching for runner who assaulted pedestrian in High Wycombe

Jane McGuire
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Photo credit: RFStock - Getty Images
Photo credit: RFStock - Getty Images
  • Police have released an e-fit of a runner, who assaulted a pedestrian in Cadmore End, near High Wycombe.

  • The runner punched the pedestrian in the head, fracturing his cheekbone.

Police are looking for a runner aged between 45 and 55 who is around 5 foot 10 inches tall and has thick grey hair and a goatee. He was wearing a blue running top and white shorts.

The runner in question assaulted a 51-year-old male, who asked the runner to stick to the public path, as the field he was running in was private property.

The runner punched the victim in the head, leaving him unconscious. A member of the public assisted the victim, who was taken to hospital with a fractured cheekbone and lacerations to the face. He is also said to be suffering from blurred vision since the attack.

The assault happened at around 10am on Monday 19 April.

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Investigating officer, Detective Constable Christian Meichsner, based at High Wycombe police station, said: 'I am appealing for anyone who recognises the man in the e-fit image to please come forward.

'Further, if anyone witnessed what happened I would also urge them to get in touch.'

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