UPDATE TUESDAY 2.35PM: Group pictured may be able to help police after attack outside Spalding nightclub
Police have released CCTV images of people who they believe may be able to assist them with enquiries into an assault outside Loaded nightclub during the early hours of Sunday morning.
Pictured in the first image is a group of three women and three men who police would like to speak to in connection with the incident.
The additional images show the same people but some more clearly.
The victim remains in hospital in a serious condition. If you recognise the people in the images, or this is you, please contact Spalding CID by calling 101. You can also report completely anonymously via Crimestoppers – either online or by calling 0800 555111.
MONDAY 3.59PM: Police say the man seriously injured in yesterday morning’s attack in Spalding is “critical but stable” in hospital.
Spalding police inspector Gareth Boxall revealed today that the victim had suffered a head injury in an assault that happened earlier than originally thought.
Police now want to speak to witnesses who were in the area of Loaded, the Westlode Street nightclub, at about 12.45am.
He said: “Our CID department here are investigating a number of lines of inquiry.
“We are keen to hear from anyone who was in that area from about a quarter-to-one.”
Previously police believed the incident happened at around 1.25am.
SUNDAY 4.55PM: Police are appealing for witnesses after a 20-year-old man was left in a critical condition following an assault outside a Spalding nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Officers were called to Westlode Street, outside Loaded nightclub, at around 1.25am this morning.
There they found a 20-year-old man who was unconscious following an assault which is believed to have taken place in the queue outside the venue.
The man was taken to hospital and has been found to be seriously injured. His condition is now described as critical.
Police are investigating the matter and are appealing for any witnesses to an assault at the location, or anyone who was in the queue outside the venue between 1am and 1.15am to contact them on the 101 number, quoting incident 27 of February 25.