Man suffers 'nasty' injuries in Sutton attack

A man suffered what police have described as ‘nasty’ injuries when he was attacked with a metal pole in Sutton in broad daylight – and a suspect has been arrested.

Sunday, 18th April 2021, 4:40 pm
Updated Sunday, 18th April 2021, 4:43 pm

Officers from Nottinghamshire Police were called to the Brierley Road area at around 5.50pm on Saturday.

The victim suffered an injury to his eye area and the back of his head, and required stitches in hospital.

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The victim has now left hospital.

A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted grievous bodily harm shortly after the incident was reported.

Detective Inspector Stuart Temple, of Nottinghamshire’s criminal investigation department, said: “This was a nasty attack and we won’t tolerate any level of violence in Nottinghamshire.

“We carried out quick enquiries which resulted in a man being arrested shortly afterwards and he remains in custody while we carry on with our investigative work.

“The victim has since left hospital and we will make sure he receives support following the ordeal.”

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