Witness appeal after serious assault

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A MAN has been taken to hospital with hand and facial injuries following a serious assault in Kirton in the early hours of this morning.

The 20-year-old victim, from Boston, was attacked on a patch of open ground in the Dennis Estate at about 12.30am today.

A 17-year-old is currently in custody at Boston Police Station.

Residents woke to find the area cordoned off this morning and officers say there will be “a lot of police acitivity” in the village today while inquiries are made.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the assault to call 0300 111 0300 quoting incident 5 of August 4 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.