Elderly man bottled while walking his dog

An elderly man was assaulted with a glass bottle while out walking his dog.


The 71- year-old suffered from head injuries after being attacked on Carter Road in Cheltenham.


Police have released an e-fit to track down the offender.


The attack happened around 4.15pm on Thursday January 21.


Officers said the victim was walking his dog when approached by the attacker. After a heated discussion, the offender assaulted the pensioner with a glass bottle. The incident has left the 71-year-old concerned for his safety.


The offender is described as a white male, aged 32-40. He was of medium build and around 5ft 7ins tall.


Anyone who recognises the incident should contact Gloucestershire police on 101, quoting incident number 426 of January 22.

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