Police appealing for witnesses to Glossop assault

John Wrigley was assaulted in Glossop town centre on Saturday night and police are appealing for witnesses.
John Wrigley was assaulted in Glossop town centre on Saturday night and police are appealing for witnesses.

Officers investigating a serious assault in Glossop have released pictures of the victim’s injuries as they appeal for witnesses to the incident.

John Wrigley, 29, was assaulted at about 8pm on Saturday at the junction of Henry Street and Norfolk Street in Glossop.

Detective Inspector Shaun McElheron, who is leading the investigation, said: “The assault happened in a busy part of the town near the railway station. We know that there were many people in the area who have not yet contacted the police.

“John’s family has agreed to release this photograph to encourage anyone who has information to contact us. I’m asking the people who walked past as this assault was happening to look at the picture of John and have the courage to come forward and tell us what they saw.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 and quote incident number 645/30/08/14 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Five people have been charged in connection with the assault and are due to appear at court on Monday September 15.