Man breaks ankle jumping from balcony before being attacked in Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 11:11 22 June 2018 | UPDATED: 11:15 22 June 2018

Police would like to speak to these men as part of their investigation following a fight in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Police.

Police would like to speak to these men as part of their investigation following a fight in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Police.

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Police have released CCTV images after a man broke his ankle before being attacked in Welwyn Garden City.

Police would like to speak to these men as part of their investigation following a fight in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Police.Police would like to speak to these men as part of their investigation following a fight in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Police.

During the incident, the 39-year-old victim was chased by two men before he jumped from a balcony in the communal area of flats in Westfield.

The thugs then assaulted him as he lay on the floor. He suffered a broken ankle from the jump, as well as cuts and bruises from the assault, and was taken to hospital.

Following the attack just before 6.30pm on Thursday, May 31, police today (June 22) released CCTV images of two people they want to speak to in connection with the GBH incident.

A police spokeswoman said: “Officers would like to speak to the men pictured as it is believed they were in the area at the time and could have vital information to assist with the investigation.”

Police would like to speak to these men as part of their investigation following a fight in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Police.Police would like to speak to these men as part of their investigation following a fight in Welwyn Garden City. Picture: Police.

Anyone with information can contact officers via non-emergency number 101.

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