A man was left with injuries including a fractured skull, nose and cheekbone after an assault outside a pub. The victim had been in Chalkies, in High Street, Long Eaton, when he was threatened by a group of four men. Shortly after walking out of the venue, he was attacked by an unseen person or group, and was later taken home by taxi.
He went to Queen’s Medical Centre, in Nottingham, to be checked over and suffered injuries including a fractured skull, nose, cheekbone, eye socket, cuts, bruises and swelling.
He was kept in overnight after the assault, which happened on the evening of Saturday, April 12th. Detectives investigating the robbery want to hear from any witnesses to the assault or anyone who saw the victim during the evening.
Police also want to trace the taxi driver who took the victim from the High Street to his home address in Carlton, Nottingham. Anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.