Officers responded to a report of a man being attacked with a blunt object and arrested a suspect.
The victim suffered a cut above his eye during the incident which reportedly happened in Osberton View, Worksop, at around midnight yesterday (Tuesday 4 January 2022).
A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
Sergeant Lee Mulligan, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “The force treats all reports involving weapons and violence seriously.
“Officers quickly made an arrest in connection with this isolated incident and our enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances.”
Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any other information which could help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 2 of 5 January 2022. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.