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Man from Newark arrested after two people are bottled in separate assaults




A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with two separate assaults involving bottles.

Police were called to a report that a 22-year-old man suffered cuts to his head and hands after being struck with a glass bottle at a property in Chatham Court, Newark, just after 11pm yesterday (Thursday).

A man left the scene and the victim was taken to King's Mill Hospital, Sutton-in-Ashfield, for treatment to his injuries, which are not life-threatening or life-altering.

Police are investigating. (26387410)
Police are investigating. (26387410)

Officers then received a report of a bottle being thrown at a 22-year-old woman, causing bruising and swelling above her eye, at the Rutland Arms pub in Barnbygate, Newark, at 11.24pm yesterday.

Officers attended and arrested a man on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm in connection with the first incident and causing actual bodily harm in connection with the second incident.

He remains in police custody.

Anyone who witnessed either of the incidents is urged to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident numbers 972 or 978 of January 9, 2020.

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