Police Appeal: Assault On Takeaway Staff in Cleckheaton

Police are appealing to the public for information on men they want to speak to in connection with an assault on staff at a takeaway.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 13th April 2014, 9:01 am
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The Spen and Batley Safer Neighbourhood’s Policing Team are appealing for information about the incident at Tarantino’s Take Away on Albion Street, Cleckheaton on Monday April 7.

It took place at about 1.30am after a group of six men entered the premises and demanded food.

On being told the premises was closing they became racially abusive and two of the men assaulted male staff inside.

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The staff were not seriously injured in the incident and Police would like to speak with two men in connection with the assaults:

One is described as white, 23 years old, 6ft 1ins tall, of a heavy build with blonde hair and a dark coloured top.

The other was described as white, around 45-years-old, bald, of a heavy build and wearing a short sleeved checked, light coloured shirt. He was heavily tattooed on both arms.

Police are also seeking to identify four other men who were part of the group.

PC Phil Miller of the Spen and Batley Safer Neighbourhood’s Team, said: “This was a serious incident in which victims were racially abused and assaulted and we are asking for assistance from residents to identify the men in these images.

“This sort of behaviour is unacceptable in Cleckheaton and I would ask anyone who recognises these men or who has information about the incident to contact myself, PC 2495 Phil Miller at the Spen and Batley Safer Neighbourhoods Team on 101.”

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Information can be given anonymously to CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.