Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident at KFC at Cobham Services at around 11:00am yesterday (Sunday, 2 August).
While queuing for food at KFC, the male victim got into a dispute about social distancing with a woman. She was accompanied by a man, who then assaulted the victim, causing him to fall into a wall. The victim was left seriously injured and required hospital treatment.
The male suspect is described as:
- 6 feet 3 inches tall with a muscular build
- Tanned skin, possibly mixed race
- In his early 40s
- Wearing a red t-shirt
- Bald or with short black hair
The woman he was with is described as:
- 5 feet 8 inches tall
- Mixed race
- Black curly hair
- Wearing glasses
- Wearing a baseball cap
They were also accompanied by a little girl carrying a teddy bear
PC Jess Jaensch said:
“This was an unprovoked attack during an altercation over social distancing, at a busy time with lots of potential eyewitnesses. If you saw this incident or have any information that can assist our investigation, we want to hear from you.”
Did you see anyone leaving the scene shortly afterwards? If you have any information, mobile phone footage or dashcam footage which could help our investigation, please contact us quoting crime reference number PR/45200080658 via:
- Webchat on our website surrey.police.uk
- Online https://www.surrey.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime/
- Calling us on 101
If you do not wish to speak to police, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.