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Man charged after serious assault in Nottingham city centre leaves victim in critical condition

A suspect is due to appear in court after a serious assault left a man in a critical condition.

Officers were called to reports of a fight at the junction of Upper Parliament Street and Trinity Walk, in Nottingham city centre, on Saturday (5 March) at around 3.35am.

On arrival police found the victim on the floor after he was reportedly punched and fell to the ground.

A 21-year-old man from Clifton has been charged with grievous bodily harm and is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday).

The 26-year-old victim remains in hospital in a stable but critical condition.

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A 17-year-old boy who was arrested yesterday (Tuesday 8 March) on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent has been bailed with conditions while enquires continue.

Detective Inspector Chris Berryman, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Officers have been working incredibly hard over the last few days to piece together what happened, which has now resulted in a man being charged in connection with this incident.

“Our thoughts remain with the victim’s family and friends during this extremely difficult time.

“We want to reiterate that this type of behaviour will never be tolerated on our streets and our officers will always act quickly to thoroughly investigate.

“Our enquires into what happened are still ongoing and we would like to urge anyone with any information to come forward.”

Anyone with any information, CCTV footage, or mobile phone footage is urged to contact the police on 101, quoting incident number 130 of 5 March 2022, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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