Nottingham bar assault prompts police search for these two people

Police are hoping that people will recognise these two people they want to talk to
Police are hoping that people will recognise these two people they want to talk to -Credit:Nottinghamshire police

Two people were left with facial injuries following an assault outside a Nottingham city centre bar. Now police have released pictures of two people they would like to speak to following the incident.

Officers from Nottinghamshire police were called to The Southbank Bar, Friar Lane, on Sunday, March 17 after reports that a fight had broken out inside the venue. Multiple punches were reportedly thrown between two groups of people during the altercation.

When those adjudged to be involved were ejected from the bar, a man and a woman were then assaulted outside. Both were left with facial injuries following the incident, which happened around 4.15pm.

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Police investigating the assault have now released pictures of a man in a blue jacket and a woman in a green dress that they want to interview.

PC Alex Smedley, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: "Multiple people were left with injuries following this violent incident. This took place at a time when there will have been a lot of people in the near vicinity, who could have seen what happened.

"We’d therefore ask anyone with any information to contact us, and that includes anyone who recognises the man and the woman in these pictures. We believe both of these people could have important information that could assist our investigation.

“This can be reported either by calling the police on 101, quoting incident 425 of 17 March 2024, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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