Witnesses sought for Sutton Lawn assault

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Police are appealing for any witnesses of a serious assault in Sutton Lawn during the early hours of this morning to come forward.

They were called to the Lawn Avenue grounds in Sutton at about 5.30am after a man had been found unconscious and with serious injuries.

The victim, thought to be in his 20s, had injuries to his head, wrist and back and was taken to Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre where he is a stable condition.

An area of the grounds had to be closed off for investigations to take place but it has since been reopened.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the assault, or who has any information about it, to contact them.

If you have any information contact Temporary Detective Sergeant Gary Hewson at Retford CID on 101 extension 807 7474 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.