Saxilby: Security guard assaulted

A security guard was assaulted during his rounds in Saxilby.

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Police are appealing for information following an assault on Thursday 29th May to a security guard whilst he was doing his rounds on a site on Riverside, Skellingthorpe Road, Saxilby at about 6.40pm.

Two male offenders were involved and one grabbed him around the neck causing reddening and produced a knife but no injuries were caused by the knife.

One man was described as white and in his mid-twenties, about 5’9” tall and of slim build. He had short black hair and was wearing a light coloured baseball cap, hoodie or jumper light in colour and light coloured gloves of a leather type material.

The second man was white and in his mid-twenties and was about 5ft 7” tall and of medium build. He had stubble and short blond hair. He was wearing a light blue colour crew neck jumper which was covered in dust.

Following the assault, the offenders rode off on pushbikes along the Fossdyke Navigation towards the A57, Saxilby.

Anyone who saw two men meeting this description in the area of Riverside, Skellingthorpe Road, Saxilby during the evening of Thursday 29th May is asked to contact Lincs Police on 101 quoting incident number 372 of 29th May 2014. Alternatively, call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.