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Man in hospital with fractured eye socket and broken nose after attack inside a minibus in Nottingham

Police are investigating a robbery which left a male victim with a fractured eye socket.

The incident happened on Monday, August 15, at 8.11pm in Daybrook Street, Nottingham, where the 25-year-old was attacked.

The victim was in the back of a mini bus when the attack took place.

He fled the bus and made his way down the street after the incident.

He says the bus has then driven off and his bag has been thrown out of the window further up the street.

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His bank card and cash was taken.

The victim was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre where he was treated for an acute fracture to his eye socket and a nasal bone fracture.

Inspector Matt Scott from Nottinghamshire Police said: “This incident has taken place on Daybrook Street in Sherwood.

The involved vehicle – a white Ford transit van – has then left the scene by driving towards the direction of Mansfield Road, turning right and heading inbound on Mansfield Road towards Nottingham city centre.

“Paramedics have attended the scene and taken the victim to QMC for his sustained injuries. This was a nasty attack and a number of lines of enquiry are being investigated including CCTV footage.

“There is no risk to the wider public and it is believed the attackers maybe known to the victim. Anyone who saw anything suspicious or the attack are being asked to call 101 quoting incident number 794 of 15 August 2022 .”

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