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Information appeal following a Wirksworth assault

Posted on 15th September 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after four men were assaulted in Wirksworth.

At around 12:50am on Sunday, September 7 police attended an incident at the Hope and Anchor public house on Market Place, Wirksworth, following reports of an assault.

Four people were assaulted during a disturbance which started inside the pub and continued outside on to Market Place.

Two men, both aged 39, were taken to the Derby Royal Hospital with head injuries, and a 49-year-old man was taken to the hospital with a fractured cheekbone.

A 24-year-old man was punched in the face, however required no medical treatment.

It is believed that the offender ran off in the direction of the Wirksworth Church yard.

A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and has since been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact DC Simon Rogers or DC Shaun Bott on 101, quoting crime reference number 37594/14.

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