CCTV Witness Appeal - Assault And Race Hate Incident - Allerton Road, Woolton
Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they would like to
speak to in connection with an assault at a bar in Woolton in case
he has information that could help the investigation.
Officers are investigating an incident at Cello's Wine Bar on
Allerton Road at around 11.50pm on Saturday, 15 September 2012 in
which a man was hit by a beer bottle leaving him needing treatment
for facial injuries.
It is believed that the offender then shouted racial abuse at
the victim, who is a man in his 50's.
The offender is described as a white man, around 6ft to 6ft 2in
tall, in his mid-twenties of slim build with short dark hair.
Detectives from the Force's specialist Sigma unit, which
investigates hate crime, are appealing for witnesses and in
particular would like to speak to the man in the CCTV footage, or
anyone who recognises him, in case he can help the
DC Steve Quick said: "This was a nasty assault on a man in a
bar. Merseyside Police is committed to tackling behaviour of this
nature and bringing offenders to justice.Sadly there is racism
within society but we cannot and will not let this go on
"There had been a match between Liverpool FC and Sunderland FC
earlier on in the day and the bar would have been very busy so I
appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident, or recognises the man
in the CCTV, to call us with any information that could help the
Anyone with any information is asked to call Merseyside Police
on 0151 777 5170 or 0151 777 5153. Alternatively, people can call
Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.