Posted on 11th April 2017
We’re appealing for witnesses to an alleged assault at a rugby match.
On the evening of Wednesday, March 22, Matlock and Glossop rugby clubs played a match at Cromford Meadows, Mill Road, Cromford.
Toward the end of the match, at about 8.50pm, the referee stopped the game because of a foul and an altercation took place between opposing players where a Matlock player was punched in the face.
He suffered a broken eye socket, fractured cheek bone and broken nose.
Witnesses or anyone with information should call DC James Kennedy on 101, quoting reference 17000130569.
Alternatively, send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.
You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.