Shocking moment diner is knocked unconscious during a savage beating inside a restaurant bathroom – as cops release images of two men wanted for questioning
- 56-year-old man was beaten and left unconscious by two men in Melbourne
- Victim was leaving a restaurant to go to the bathroom when he got into a dispute
- The men pushed the victim, making him fall and crack the back of his head
- He was left unconscious and police are searching for the two men involved
A man has been knocked unconscious by two men who savagely beat him in the toilet of a restaurant.
The victim, a 56-year-old man, left a restaurant in Melbourne’s Southgate at around 6.30pm on January 16 and went to a restroom inside the complex.
It was there the middle-aged man got involved in a verbal dispute with two other men he did not know.
A 56-year-old man has been beaten and left unconscious by two men (pictured) in a public restroom in Melbourne
CCTV footage obtained by 7News shows the victim trying to leave the bathroom but being pushed down the corridor before on tried to put him in a headlock.
When he tried to leave, the men then pushed the victim against the wall causing him to fall to the ground.
He cracked the back of his head as a result and became unconscious, and did not wake up until his attackers had left.
The victim had gotten into an argument with the two men (pictured) who then forced him down a corridor when the 56-year-old tried to leave
Victorian Police released photos of two men they want to speak with to help with the investigation.
One is a white male in his 30s, about 182cm tall with a solid build and brown hair, and was wearing a red or pink short-sleeved button-up shirt.
Other man is in his 30s, about 173cm tall with a slim build with brown hair, and was wearing a pale blue long-sleeved shirt and jeans.
Police urged anyone with information to contact them.
The victim fell to the ground and broke the back of his head, becoming unconscious. Pictured: one of the men (blue shirt) pushing the victim down the corridor