Man arrested after alleged serious assault in Peterborough street

A man suffered serious head injuries in an alleged assault in a Peterborough street.

Wednesday, 23rd March 2016, 1:20 pm
Updated Wednesday, 23rd March 2016, 2:07 pm
Police at Star Road

The attack happened at about midnight in Star Road, Eastgate, Peterborough this morning (Wednesday).

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said: “A man in his 20s suffered serious injuries and has been taken to hospital for treatment, where he remains.

“A 25-year-old man from Peterborough has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) and is currently in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station in Peterborough.”

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A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “The East of England Ambulance Service Trust was called to an incident on Star Road at 12.13am today (23rd March).

“An ambulance, a Magpas car and an ambulance officer attended and treated one patient with a serious head injury.

“He was taken to Peterborough City Hospital for further care.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Cambridgeshire police on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.