KFC customer seriously injured after row over social distancing with couple at service station
A KFC customer was left seriously injured after a social distancing row with a couple at a service station.
Cops raced to the scene after being called at 11am on Sunday and are now hunting the pair after the victim was put in hospital.
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The row erupted between the victim and a woman in front of customers while queuing for food at the Cobham Services KFC on the M25, Surrey.
Cops said the woman was with a little girl carrying a teddy bear and a man in his early forties.
The man then assaulted the victim who fell into a wall suffering serious injuries which required hospital treatment.
Police have appealed for witnesses of the "unprovoked attack."
The suspect was described as 6 feet 3 inches tall with a muscular build, wearing a red t-shirt, with tanned skin and bald or short black hair.
The woman he was with is described as 5 feet 8 inches tall, of mixed race, with black curly hair, wearing glasses and a baseball cap.
Surrey Police's PC Jess Jaensch said: "This was an unprovoked attack during an altercation over social distancing, at a busy time with lots of potential eyewitnesses.
"If you saw this incident or have any information that can assist our investigation, we want to hear from you."
Contact Surrey Police quoting reference number PR/45200080658 via webchat online, by calling 101, or by calling Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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