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Teens arrested after man hospitalised in Kirkby assault

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Call police on 101.

A group of men and boys have been arrested after an assault involving a metal pole in Kirkby.

Police were called to reports of an assault in Spruce Grove at around 8.50pm on Wednesday, April 18.

A 26-year-old man had been attacked by a group of men and boys and chased with a metal pole. His injuries were not believed to be serious but he attended hospital as a precaution.

A 19-year-old, two people aged 14 and three aged 16 have been arrested, four have been released under investigation and one was released without charge. The 19-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of possession of class A drugs and remains in police custody.

If you saw the incident or have any information that could help, call police us on 101 quoting incident 925 of 18 April. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.