April 14, 2023 3.34 pm This story is over 14 months old

Man ‘hit in head with hammer and threatened with knife’ in Grimsby

Officers investigating a reported assault on the corner of Farebrother Street and Wintringham Road, Grimsby on Friday 7 April are appealing for information.

It is reported at around 11.30pm that a group of people were involved in an altercation which resulted in a man reportedly being hit over the head with a hammer.

It is also reported that the man was punched and threatened with a knife before the suspects are believed to have fled the scene heading in the direction of Hainton Avenue, Grimsby.

The man was taken to hospital to receive treatment for a serious injury to his head.

If anyone witnessed this incident, or has information, CCTV or dashcam footage that may assist with our enquiries, you can contact us on our non-emergency number 101, quoting log 695 of 7 April.

Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can report to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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