Police said the man in his fifties was hospitalized with injuries to his face, neck and rib after the “appalling” unprovoked attack p>

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A man jogging was thrown to the ground and repeatedly kicked by a gang of men

The “appalling” unprovoked attack occurred around 1220pm yesterday when the man was running on Blundells Lane near the Rainhill golf course

Police said a man in his fifties was approached by three men on the way who knocked him to the ground

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He was then kicked in the face and ribs and reportedly sustained a broken cheekbone just below his eye

According to a post on Facebook by a local running club, the thugs are said to have “laughed all the time” during their attack

Police said the victim, a treadmill, could go home and was hospitalized for face, neck and rib injuries

The man’s attackers reportedly wore dark clothing. Two were described as teenagers with dark hair and “heavy scouse accents”

The third was described as mid-30s, bald with a shaved head and glasses, also with a ‘heavy Scouse accent’

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Detective Inspector Leanne Hobin said, “This was a horrific and completely unprovoked attack and we are determined to find and bring those responsible to justice

“The victim is in the hospital and was extremely desperate to be attacked in this way. We will assist him with any further inquiries” If you were in the area of ​​the golf club at this point and saw or heard something or these three men up Video surveillance or dashcam, please report and we’ll do the rest. “You can share information through our social media desk @MerPolCC on Twitter or through the Merseyside Police Contact Center on Facebook with reference 21000099205

You can also contact the independent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their online form on their website here


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