More arrests after vicious Mansfield attack left man in hospital

Detectives investigating an assault in Mansfield that left a young man with serious head injuries have made more arrests.

Monday, 26th July 2021, 2:45 pm

The victim, a man in his 20s, was hurt during a disturbance in Toothill Lane, at around 2.30am on Sunday, July 18.

He was treated in hospital and has since been discharged to begin his recovery.

A 20-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were arrested on the morning of Wednesday, July 21, on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and were later released on bail.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

A 24-year-old man was arrested on Monday, July 26, on suspicion of the same offence and has also been released on bail.

Investigations are continuing and police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Detective Inspector Gayle Hart, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a very serious assault that we believe was witnessed by numerous members of the public.”

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"We would like to speak to every one of them and would urge them to do the right thing and come forward.

“We would be particularly like to speak to anybody who may have mobile phone footage of what happened.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 126 of July 18.

Alternatively they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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