Man suffers broken jaw in attack by “school prom” teenager

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Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted and suffered a fractured jaw in Bedford.

The victim had been out in High Street between about 2.30am and 3am on Thursday (July 9) when he was confronted by a member of a group thought to be out celebrating their school prom.

A verbal altercation took place before the victim was punched in the face.

He suffered a fractured jaw and needed hospital treatment.

The offender was described as Asian, around six foot, slim and around 19.

Detective Constable Aroop Nandre said: “This was a nasty incident in which the victim suffered serious injuries.

“I would urge anyone who saw what happened or who knows who is responsible, to call police.”

Anyone with any information should call DC Nandre on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111