August 14, 2021 3.17 pm This story is over 33 months old

Man seriously injured in Sleaford assault

A 33-year-old man has been charged

A man in his 30s has been hospitalised with serious injuries after an attack outside a Sleaford pub in the early hours of Saturday morning.

UPDATE on August 15 – James John Oughton, aged 33, of no fixed address, has been charged with section 20 grievous bodily harm. He is due to appear at Lincoln Magistrates Court on August 16.

Lincolnshire Police issued an appeal for witnesses to the assault, which took place at around 4am on Saturday, August 14 outside the Bull and Dog pub on Southgate.

The victim is said to be receiving treatment for serious injuries.

A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Police have asked that anyone with information that could help the investigation contacts the force on 101 quoting incident number 102 of August 14.