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Arrest after victim suffers slash wounds in Nottinghamshire park assault

A suspect has been arrested after a man was seriously assaulted during a disturbance.

Officers were called to reports of a fight at Brinsley Recreation Ground, in Church Lane, Brinsley, shortly after 8.30 pm yesterday.

One man sustained slash wounds and was taken by road to hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-altering.

Another man was also treated in hospital.

A 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and remains in police custody.

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Detective Sergeant Joanne Eaton, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a significant disturbance that was witnessed by a lot of people.

“As we work to understand exactly what happened we will continue to speak with those witnesses as our investigation continues.”

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