POLICE are seeking information after a Brentford FC supporter was the victim an unprovoked attack following a match in Hartlepool.
The 40-year-old fan was in Clarence Road, Hartlepool, walking to the Hartlepool rail station with a small group of friends just before 7:30pm on Saturday April 20 after the Brentford game when someone came up behind him and knocked him to the ground.
The man suffered a cut to his head which required stitching, damage to a tooth and swelling around his jaw. He was released after treatment at the University Hospital of North Tees.
A 29-year-old man from Hartlepool was arrested on suspicion of assault nearby shortly after the incident.
He was interviewed and bailed while enquiries continue but Hounslow Police are urging anybody who was in the area at the time or who has information to contact PC Ken White at Hounslow Police Station on 020 8247 6094 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or call crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.