VIDEO UPDATE: Attack on two men in Ayscoughfee Gardens

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Spalding police inspector Jim Tyner is appealing for families who fled from Ayscoughfee Gardens to come forward and speak to officers about an attack on two Lithuanian men.

Both victims are in hospital being treated for head injuries and police want to catch the two English-speaking males responsbile.

Insp Tyner said it’s believed the male left the gardens via the Cowbit Road entrance in the company of two females.

He said understandably families fled from the gardens when the attach happened – shortly before 1pm – but he wants them to come forward now and help police with their inquiries.

• Two men received head injuries when they were attacked in Spalding’s Ayscoughfee Gardens shortly before 1pm today.

Police are treating the assaults as racially aggravated and are looking for two English-speaking males in their late teens.

The victims of the attack, both in their twenties, are now in hospital receiving treatment.

Community police inspector Jim Tyner said: “Because of comments made at the time, we are treating this as an unprovoked, racially motivated assault.”

Police are looking for the attackers, said to be in their late teens.

One wore a grey hoodie, grey tracksuit trousers and trainers. The second wore a blue T shirt.

• Witnesses are asked to call Spalding Police Station on 101.

Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.