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Man left with fractured eye sockets after Bulwell street robbery

A suspect has appeared in court after a man was left with serious injuries following a street robbery in Nottingham.

Officers were called to Hoefield Crescent, Bulwell, at around 4 p.m. on 27 October and found the victim who had sustained injuries to his head.

He told officers he was attacked after disturbing a man who was attempting to break into a parked van.

The victim suffered two fractured eye sockets and had a gold chain ripped from his neck during the assault.

Officers carried out a search of the area and quickly located a suspect who was arrested. They also seized a small amount of suspected cannabis.

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Thirty-six-year-old Eamon Duffy, of Jephson Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield, has been charged with robbery, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, theft, possession of a Class B drug and criminal damage.

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He appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Monday (30 October) and was remanded in custody until his next appearance at Nottingham Crown Court on 27 November.

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