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Appeal for witnesses to Worksop assault

Alert message sent 18/06/2012 07:46:00
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Appeal for witnesses to Worksop assault


Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious unprovoked assault in Worksop to contact them urgently.


A 49-year-old man sustained serious facial injuries after he was attacked in Carlton Road, close to the junction with The Baulk at around 12.15am on Saturday morning (16 June).


The victim had intervened to try and resolve an argument between a man and a woman in the street when he was punched in the head from behind by another man, who had not been involved in the dispute.


The victim was knocked unconscious and sustained the injuries when his head struck the ground


He was taken to Bassetlaw District General Hospital where his condition is described as stable.


The offender is described as white, of stocky build and aged between 20 and 30 years old.


Police are keen to speak to two men and two women who were close by and who may have vital information which could assist the investigation.


Anyone who witnessed or knows anything about the incident should telephone Nottinghamshire Police on 101 and ask for Worksop or Retford CID.


Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Jason Crofts (Police, PC 1146, West Bassetlaw, East Bassetlaw & Sherwood)

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