Victoria Police hunts Victorian man accused of hitting a man in the head and shattering his cheek


Cops hunt man accused of nasty attack outside a McDonald’s that left victim with a shattered cheek

  • Victoria Police are on the hunt for a man following an assault at a McDonald’s
  • A 49-year-old man was hit in the head outside the Keilor Park Drive Macca’s 
  • The victim suffered a shattered cheek as a result of the unprovoked attack 

Victoria Police are on the hunt for a man following an unprovoked assault outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Melbourne that left another man with a shattered cheek.

A 49-year-old Keilor man was randomly attacked outside the Keilor Park Drive McDonald’s just after midnight on July 8, according to investigators.

Two men had walked passed the 49-year-old, who was standing on the patio area, before one of them walked back towards the restaurant to confront him.

Victoria Police have released a photo and CCTV footage of a man (pictured) who they believe may be able to assist with their inquiries

The unprovoked assault took place outside the Keilor Park Drive McDonald’s (pictured) just after midnight on July 8

The unprovoked assault took place outside the Keilor Park Drive McDonald’s (pictured) just after midnight on July 8

The man then hit the victim in head, causing him to fall to the ground and lose consciousness.

The two men then fled the area.

It’s understood the perpetrator and the victim did not know each other. 

The victim suffered a fractured cheek as a result of the vicious attack and required reconstructive surgery.

Police have since released a photo and CCTV footage of a man they believe could assist with their inquiries.

CCTV footage from inside the McDonald's restaurant shows the man approaching the victim

CCTV footage from inside the McDonald’s restaurant shows the man approaching the victim 

He is described as being Caucasian in appearance, with light brown hair and a beard, and was wearing a white hoodie and black pants. 

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 

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