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Man found with blood pouring from a face wound in Nottingham

A man has been arrested after officers were called to a city bus stop to reports of a man bleeding.

After receiving a call from a concerned member of the public, police attended a bus stop in Beastmarket Hill, Nottingham city centre, and found a man with blood pouring down his face.

The man had reportedly been involved in an incident in Bobbers Mill Road, Radford, before making his way to the city centre where he was found by officers.

They quickly helped him and administered first aid before he was taken to hospital for treatment.

The victim is reported to have sustained injuries to his face and jaw with the full extent of his injuries still not known.

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Thanks to the quick work by officers investigating the incident, a 40-year-old man was arrested shortly after on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm without intent.

He has now been bailed with conditions as investigations continue into the incident, which happened on Wednesday 29 December at around 9.45am.

Detective Constable Paul Crofts, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Officers have now arrested a man in connection with this incident and we would like to reassure the public that we believe the victim and suspect are known to each other and there is no wider risk.

“Incidents like this and seeing a person with these sorts of injuries can be concerning for the public but as we have shown in this case we will respond quickly and do everything we can to put the pieces together and understand what has happened.

“Our enquiries are continuing into this incident but we would ask anyone who may have seen anything to come forward as it may help us with our investigation.”

Anyone with any information or who witnessed the incident is asked to call the police on 101, quoting incident number 155 of 29 December 2021.

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