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Man sustains fractured skull after being attacked outside New Mills pub

Market Street in New Mills. Image: Google Maps.

Detectives investigating an assault in New Mills, in which a man sustained a fractured skull, are appealing for witnesses.

The incident happened sometime between 9pm and 10pm on Saturday 6 November outside the Pride of the Peaks pub in Market Street.

It was reported that there had been an argument which resulted in a 21-year-old man being punched by another man.

He fell to the ground unconscious and was then kicked in the head by a third man.

The victim was taken to Stepping Hill Hospital for treatment to his injuries.

A 29-year-old man has since been arrested on suspicion of Grievous Bodily Harm.

Officers would like to hear from anyone with information about the incident, quoting reference number 21*649064 in any correspondence via the following methods: 

• Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

• Twitter – direct message the contact centre on @DerPolContact

• Website – complete the online contact form https://www.derbyshire.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/

• Phone – call 101.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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