Police appeal after Leigh Park kebab shop assault

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AN APPEAL is being made to find two kebab shop customers who helped the victim of an assault and attempted theft.

Two men were walking through the Greywell shopping centre, in Leigh Park, when a group of men started to shout abuse and threats at them.

The pair went into Dilan Kebab House to seek refuge.

Two of the group followed them into the shop, and demanded they hand over a wallet.

One suspect punched one of the victims, a 24-year-old man, in the face.

Staff in the kebab shop intervened to throw out the suspects, who left empty-handed.

Two other customers in the shop at the time witnessed the events and gave the victims a lift home in a white van.

Police are now appealing for these Good Samaritans to come forward as they may be able to assist with the investigation.

The incident happened between 10pm and 10.30pm on Friday.

Two men, aged 20 and 18, from Havant, were arrested on Sunday They were questioned and later bailed until July 8, pending further inquiries.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact CID at Havant police station by phoning 101.