New appeal launched three years after fatal attack on Bradford man

A new appeal for information has been made on the third anniversary of a fatal attack on a Bradford man.

Beyake Keita Ann, 21, was assaulted by a group of males in Attock Park, Laisterdyke, on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 while playing football with his friends.

He suffered a series of head injuries as a result of the attack from which he never recovered, sadly dying three weeks later in hospital.

Police subsequently launched a murder investigation, which led to the arrest of more than 20 males. The inquiry is still ongoing, with several suspects on bail.

Speaking on the case, Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Ian Scott said: "Three years have now passed since Beyake was brutally attacked and his family are still desperate to know why this happened and who was responsible.

“We are just as committed to getting the justice they deserve and are continuing to seek for the answers to these questions.

“We continue to believe they will be found in the local community and we again urge anyone who has information which may assist our enquiries to contact us.”

In memory of Beyake, an annual community event was held in Attock Park today, featuring a junior five-a-side football tournament, as well as information stalls and activities for children.

Officers from the Bradford East Neighbourhood Policing Team were also in attendance, with a big screen in the park displaying information about the appeal.

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