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Man’s ear partly bitten off in nightclub attack

Officers arrested a suspect after a man had part of his ear bitten off during an assault in a nightclub.

Police were called after the victim was attacked inside the Club Lexis nightclub, in Clumber Street, Mansfield, during the early hours of Sunday 25 September 2022.

Officers swiftly arrived on scene and carried out inquiries which led to a 30-year-old man being arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

The 42-year-old victim was taken to hospital for treatment. Inquiries into the incident remain ongoing.

The arrested suspect was subsequently released on bail, on the condition he does not enter any licensed premises in Mansfield town centre.

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Police Constable Hannah Lees, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a violent incident which would have been witnessed by members of the public.

“We are thoroughly investigating what happened and due to the quick work from officers were able to arrest a suspect at the scene.

“Our investigation is continuing and we are appealing for anyone with any information about the incident, who hasn’t already come forward and spoken us, to please get in touch with us.”

Anyone with any information is urged to call 101, quoting incident number 78 of 25 September 2022, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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