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Further arrest in connection with Nantwich assault

Police say a further arrest has been made following an assault in Nantwich.

The incident, which left a 40-year-old man in hospital with serious head injuries, occurred inside a house in Blagg Avenue at around 7pm on Monday 7 October.

A 39-year-old man from Nantwich and a 16-year-old girl from Merseyside were arrested last month in connection with the incident. The man was released on conditional bail and the girl has been released under investigation.

 A 26-year-old man from St Helens has now also been arrested in connection with the incident.

He has been released on conditional bail.

Police say enquiries in relation the incident are ongoing and as part of their investigation detectives want to hear from anyone with information or CCTV or dashcam footage that may aid their investigation.

Detective Inspector Claire Jesson said: “A man suffered serious head injuries as a result of this incident and we are determined to establish precisely what happened and who was responsible and then make them face the consequences of their actions.

“Enquiries are ongoing and we want to hear from anyone with any information or footage that may be relevant to our investigation.”

The 40-year-old man has now been discharged from hospital.

Anyone with any information or CCTV footage that may help detectives with their investigation should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 533080, give the details via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Dashcam footage can be submitted online at https://cheshireconstabulary.egressforms.com.

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