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Police Investigate 'Life-Threatening' Assault at Smithies

Monday April 30 2012

POLICE are investigating a serious assault which took place on Smithies Lane this morning

It is thought the incident took place in the early hours (Monday, April 30) and police rushed to the scene to find a 39-year-old man who had been assaulted at around 5.30am.

A spokesman said: "He is currently in hospital where his condition is described as stable, however his injuries are serious and possibly still life threatening."

Residents nearby reported that the road has been taped off since the small hours, and police have been investigating the area near the fields, doing searches in the undergrowth.

The road has now reopened.

Anyone with any information on the assault should contact police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 104 of 30/04/2012.

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Reply Posted by Kelley213 on Monday April 30 2012 at 10:39
People should be ashamed doing this to another person no need at all. Hope he's ok