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Witness appeal after serious assault leaves man with fractured skull

Posted on 16th April 2014

A man was left with injuries including a fractured skull, nose and cheekbone after an assault outside a pub.

The victim had been in Chalkies, in High Street, Long Eaton, when he was threatened by a group of four men.

Shortly after, he was attacked by an unseen person or group before climbing into a taxi and being taken home.

He went to Queen’s Medical Centre, in Nottingham, to be checked over and had injuries including a fractured skull, nose, cheekbone, eye socket, cuts, bruises and swelling.

He was kept in overnight after the assault, which happened on the evening of Saturday, April 12.

Detectives investigating the assault want to hear from any witnesses to it or anyone who saw the victim afterwards.

Police also want to trace the taxi driver who took the victim from the High Street to his home address in Carlton, Nottingham.

Anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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