Assault leaves security guard blind in one eye

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Christchurch Police are asking tonight's Police Ten 7 viewers for their help after a serious assault at Riccarton Park Racecourse left a male security guard blind in one eye.  

The assault happened at around 12:15am on Sunday, November 19 last year at the end of Cup Week in Christchurch.

Two men approached the security officer, who was seated in his car at the time. 

The doors were then wrenched open and an item was smashed in the victim’s face. He was also punched in the face.

Police have confirmed that the victim now has likely permanent loss of vision in one eye.

Watch the Crime of the Week case tonight on Police Ten 7, at 7:30pm on TVNZ 2 to see if you can help with any information which may help police find those responsible. 

The case will also be shared after broadcast from the Police Ten 7 Facebook page onto the Canterbury Police Facebook site.

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