24th May, 2017

Police appeal after man has part of ear bitten off in Boxing Day attack

Leamington Editorial 27th Dec, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

A 36-YEAR-OLD MAN had part of his ear bitten off in an unprovoked attack at a Warwick restaurant.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the attack, which took place at the Spice Hut in Market Square around 11pm on Boxing Day (December 26).

It is understood there was a disagreement between two groups of men in the restaurant and this then resulted in a physical altercation.

Detective Inspector Jon Belcher said: “This man has been left with life changing injuries, in what was a savage and unprovoked attack.

“We are keen to hear from anyone near the restaurant or in Market Square who can help our investigation in any way.

“There are four men, two are described as white, in their mid 30s, around 5ft 10ins tall and of a stocky build.

“The third man is described as mixed race in his mid 30s and of average build, the fourth man is described as white, aged mid 30s to 40s, 6ft tall and of a large, stocky build.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC 854 Karen Rook on 101 quoting incident 333 of 26 December or via Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555 111.