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CCTV released in connection with Morledge assault of taxi driver

Posted on 29th November 2018

Officers investigating an assault which has left a man with critical injuries have released footage of men who they would like to identify in connection with the incident.

At around 5.05am on Sunday, November 25, officers were called the The Morledge in Derby city centre to reports that a man was injured.

On arrival a man was found with a head injury and was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

Detective Sergeant Gavin Owen who is leading the investigation said: “We have released CCTV footage of a number of men we are keen to speak with, as we believe they may be able to assist us with our enquiries. If you recognise any of the men, I’d urge you to get in contact with us.

“I’d also like to take this opportunity to reassure the public that we understand that this was not a targeted attack, but an isolated incident.

“If you have any information that will help with our investigation please do get in touch.”

Please quote the reference number 18000569921 and the name of the officer in the case, D/Sgt Gavin Owen, in any correspondence.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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