Assault in Melton Road, Thurmaston – can you help?
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Officers are appealing for witnesses to an assault which happened in Thurmaston in the early hours of this morning (Sunday).
Police were called to Melton Road, Thurmaston, at 00.33am today to reports of a man on the ground with a head injury.
Reports from people at the scene suggested he had been hit, and fell to the ground.
The 24-year-old man was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham where he remains in a critical but stable condition.
A 19-year-old man, from Leicester, has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm (GBH) and has been released under investigation.
DS Charlie Massarella is leading the investigation into the assault, and said: “We know there had been a significant gathering at a premises in Melton Road, close to the White Hart Close turning, earlier in the evening.
“We have spoken to a number of people who were there, but we need to speak to anyone who has any information about what came before this incident. What happened that lead to a fight breaking out? Who was there? Who is responsible?
“We need to hear from you.”
Anyone with information is urged to contact the force, calling 101 and quoting incident number 21 of 10 April.