Police are investigating an unprovoked attack at a McDonald’s restaurant in Melbourne’s northwest that has resulted in the victim requiring reconstructive surgery to his face.
It’s understood a 49-year-old Keilor man was on the patio area outside the Keilor Park Drive McDonald’s outlet just after midnight on the morning of July 8.
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Two men who were exiting the restaurant walked past the man, before one of them returned to confront the 49-year-old.
The unknown man, without provocation, then struck the victim in the face, causing him to lose consciousness.
The victim suffered a shattered cheek that required reconstructive surgery.
Police have released an image and CCTV footage of a man who they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries.
He is described as 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 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.