Swindon street attack CCTV appeal

CCTV images Police want to trace people captured on CCTV outside the Kings Arms Hotel in Wood Street in the early hours of Monday 1 April

Police have released CCTV images of potential witnesses they want to speak to after a man was found in a Swindon street with serious head injuries.

The victim was found outside the Kings Arms Hotel in Wood Street, Old Town, in the early hours of Monday 1 April.

He underwent brain surgery, and remains in a serious but stable condition in the John Radcliffe hospital in Oxford.

Abuzer Erdem, 27, of St Austell Way, Swindon has been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm.

He has been released on bail to appear at Swindon Crown Court on 19 April.

Wiltshire Police stressed that the people in the images are not being treated as suspects, but as witnesses who might hold vital information about the attack.

More on This Story

BBC Wiltshire

Weather

Swindon

Min. Night 13 °C

Features

  • June plays with a pelicanDad's menagerie

    An extraordinary childhood growing up in a zoo


  • US soldier, part of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), manning a machine gun onboard a Chinook helicopter over the Gardez district of Paktia province on 11 August 2014Viewpoint

    Nato's role in making the Afghan army sustainable


  • Architect's drawing of bedroomDeep dreams

    The homes where you can live under the sea


  • A snailHard to stomach?

    The IT worker who quit his job to farm snails for restaurants


  • An assortment of secret menu itemsMcSecret

    The fast food items you've never heard of


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.