Police in Milton Keynes are appealing for witnesses after a man sustained a broken leg in an assault in the Great Holm area.

The appeal follows an incident that occurred at around 9.30pm on Saturday 4 May in the garden of the Kensington public house in Kensington Drive, Great Holm.

The victim was a man in his fifties, who was attacked and knocked unconscious by his assailants.

The victim sustained cuts and bruises to his face as well as a broken leg and was taken to Milton Keynes University Hospital for treatment. He has since been discharged.

Police have also confirmed that two people have been arrested in connection with the attack.

A 27-year-old man from Milton Keynes was arrested on Saturday (18/05) on suspicion of conspiring to cause grievous bodily harm with intent and has been released under investigation.

As well as this, a 31-year-old man, also from Milton Keynes, was arrested on Saturday (18/05) on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm without intent. He has been released under investigation. 

Investigating officer DC John Swallow lead the appeal, urging anybody with information to get in contact. He added particular focus was on the pub as he believed some of the patrons to a busy pub may have seen the incident.

He said, “This was an assault which left the victim with a broken leg.

“I believe that the pub was very busy with customers watching a football match, and I think many people may have witnessed the incident which occurred in the beer garden.

“I am urging anybody with any information to contact the 24-hour non-emergency number 101. If anybody has any mobile phone footage or dash-cam footage of the incident, please get in touch.”

Anybody with any information should call 101, quoting reference number 43190134408.

Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or make a report online.