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Arrest after report of altercation in Forest Fields

July 30, 2020
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A man has been arrested after a report of an altercation in Forest Fields.

Officers are in attendance in Stanley Road after a man was reported to be unconscious in the street following a fight.

Police arrived quickly at the scene acted fast to make an arrest in connection with the incident.

A man has been taken to hospital for treatment of injuries not thought to be life-threatening or life-altering.

A police cordon is in place while officers establish the circumstances.

Inspector Charlotte Allardice, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “We received a report that a man had been assaulted at around 3.15pm today and deployed officers to the scene.

“It is thought that there was an altercation between a group of men in the street, resulting in one man being knocked unconscious.

“A group of men are then thought to have fled the scene in a car that we quickly recovered in connection with the incident.

“Officers then arrested a man believed to be linked to the altercation near the scene. A police cordon will remain in place while we establish what happened.

“I’d now appeal for anyone with any information to get in touch with us as soon as possible.”

If you have any information that could aid police in their investigation, please contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 488 of 30 July 2020.

UPDATE: The scene has now been lifted in Stanley Road.

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