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Two arrests but victim remains critically injured in hospital following Nottingham assault

Two suspects have been arrested after a serious assault left a man in critical condition in hospital.

Police arrested the pair following an appeal to the public for more information after attending the incident at the junction of Upper Parliament Street and Trinity Walk, in Nottingham city centre.

Officers were swiftly on the scene on Saturday (5 March) at around 3.35am and found the 26-year-old victim on the floor after he was reportedly punched and fell to the ground.

A 21-year-old man and 17-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent.

Both suspects remain in custody as enquires continue.

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The victim remains in a stable but critical condition in hospital.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information is still being urged to come forward to help with the investigation.

Detective Sergeant James Hirst, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We have now arrested two men in connection with this incident following our appeal.

“Our thoughts remain with the victim’s family and friends at this upsetting time and we would like to reassure the public we are doing everything we can to investigate and have been carrying out a number of enquiries including reviewing CCTV footage in the area.

“We have a group of dedicated officers and detectives continuing to work extremely hard to piece together what happened but would still like to appeal to anyone who may have been driving past or witnessed the incident to come forward.

“Any information, no matter how small, may be vital in our investigation so we would urge anyone who may have witnessed the incident to get in touch with us as soon as possible.”

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

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