Man arrested after serious assault on Lincoln street

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Police have made an arrest after a man was seriously assaulted on Swan Street in Lincoln at around 3am on Monday, August 25.

A 19-year-old fell to the floor, banging his head in the assault on the narrow street off Corporation Street and backing onto the High Street.

The young man was released from Lincoln County Hospital that night but returned the following day complaining of a headache.

He was transferred to Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield for treatment and is currently in a stable condition, recovering from his injuries.

A 21-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Lincolnshire Police are appealing for anyone who has any information regarding the incident, or who may have witnessed it, to call 101 quoting incident 58 of 25/08/2014.

Alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.