Cordon in place after serious assault in Derby city centre
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We were called just after 2.05pm today to report a serious assault near to East Street in Derby city centre.
The incident is understood to have happened in Thorntree Lane near to Birds Bakery.
An investigation is in its early stages and a 16-year-old boy has been taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre for treatment to his injuries.
A police cordon is currently in place covering a section of East Street and Exchange Street and officers remain in the area.
Anyone who was nearby at the time, or witnessed the incident is asked to contact us quoting reference number 574 of 29 December and the name of the officer in the case Detective Sergeant Trevor Allt.
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Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.