Witnesses sought to assault on elderly man in Worthing

Police are continuing to investigate an assault on an elderly man in Worthing.

Police are continuing to investigate an assault on an elderly man in Worthing.

The 78-year-old victim was crossing Upper High Street at the junction with High Street, near the New Amsterdam pub, when he was hit to the head causing him to fall over.

He was helped home by members of the public, but later attended hospital for treatment to a serious shoulder injury.

The assault happened around 3.40pm on Monday 9 October.

Investigating officers have been conducting numerous enquiries since that time, including house-to-house visits and CCTV trawls, and believe the area was busy with people who may have seen what happened.

They are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone who may have any other relevant information, to get in touch.

They would also like to speak to anyone who may have captured any relevant doorbell or dash cam footage from the area at the relevant time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police online or by calling 101 quoting serial 1023 of 09/10.

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