Man arrested after serious assault in Coalville

Detectives have arrested a man after a serious assault in Coalville yesterday evening (Monday 25 March).

The assault was reported just before 8.30pm in Cropston Drive, where a 31-year-old man was found with injuries to his face and body, caused with a broken glass bottle.

He was taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary for treatment and has since been discharged.

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and remains in police custody.

From enquiries officers have conducted so far it’s believed the victim and suspect are known to each other.

An area of Cropston Drive was cordoned off earlier while officers carried out further enquiries but that has since been lifted.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information about the circumstances leading up to the assault is asked to contact 101, quoting crime reference number 19* 152451.

Source:: Leicestershire Police News

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