September 11, 2021 10.29 am This story is over 25 months old

Man charged after midnight attack on Lincoln High Street

A man in his 30s suffered facial wounds

Gary McCarthy, aged 34, has been charged with Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm and Criminal Damage.

McCarthy, of no fixed address, has been charged with assault and damaging a plant pot and drain pipe at St Peter’s Arches in Lincoln and has been remanded in custody to appear at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court on Monday, September 13.

Lincolnshire Police arrested a 34-year-old man after an assault on Lincoln High Street.

It happened around midnight on September 11, near the House of Fraser store.

EMAS paramedics called police moments later, as they treated a man in his 30s for facial wounds after he was allegedly kicked in the face.

Ambulance and police on the High Street after the assault.

Officers then arrested the 34-year-old man on suspicion of actual bodily harm (aggravated assault).

The injured man was taken to hospital for treatment.

The arrested man remains in custody and will be questioned in due course, police said on Saturday morning.