Derbyshire man suffers head injuries after late night assault

Derbyshire Police appealing for witnesses to a late night assault in Derbyshire.

Wednesday, 31st May 2017, 11:35 am
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:27 pm
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At around 3.10am on Saturday, May 27, a 38-year-old man was walking through the Matlock following a night out.

He walked from along Dale Road toward Hay Leys Park from the direction of Monk Bar when he was approached by a group of four men.

One of them punched him to the ground, where he was then kicked.

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He suffered head injuries and spent a night in hospital.

The group are all white, of medium build and in their early to mid-20s.

One may have worn a baseball cap.

The victim recalls seeing a couple in their late 20s in the area at the time and we would like to speak to them.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call PC Robert Stordy on 101, quoting reference 17000223525.

Alternatively, send him a message online by visiting

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.