Youths bailed after serious assault in Spalding

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UPDATE FRIDAY 1.30PM: Two youths arrested in connection with a serious attack on two men in Spalding have been bailed until the end of June.

Both male and aged 17 and 19 respectively, they were arrested shortly after two Lithuanian men were attacked in Double Street in the early hours of Sunday morning.

One of the men was treated for head injuries at Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, after being transferred from Pilgrim Hospital, Boston.

Insp Jim Tyner, community policing inspector for Spalding, said: “This was a vicious attack on two young Lithuanian men who had been visiting a local nightclub.

“Thankfully, the condition of the victim with the head injury has improved and two local youths were arrested within minutes of this incident.

“The youths were interviewed and have been bailed until the end of June pending further enquiries.

“I would like to thank residents of Double Street for their patience while the road was closed and I know that it caused considerable inconvenience for a while.”

Police are still urging anyone with information to contact them on 101, quoting incident number 58 of April 28.

SUNDAY 2PM: Two youths have been arrested in connection with an assault in Spalding today where a man suffered serious injuries.

Police were called to Double Street at about 3am where a man, whose age is as yet unknown, was found injured.

He was taken to Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, before being transferred to Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, where he is being treated for head injuries.

A 17 and 19-year-old youth were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and are being questioned by police.

The road has been closed off by police while investigations continue and and anyone with information should call 101, quoting incident number 58 of April 28.

You can also call Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555 111.