Police investigate 'serious assault' in Chesterfield

Police are investigating a 'serious assault' in Chesterfield.

Tuesday, 14th November 2017, 9:41 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 2:42 am
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Officers were called to Thornfield Court sometime between noon and 1pm yesterday.

A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesman said this morning: "A 44-year-old man told us someone walked into his flat and struck him in his leg.

"He felt pain and the person walked out again.

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"He then realised he had a cut in his leg.

"The man doesn't know who the person was."

Derbyshire police CID tweeted that it was a 'serious assault'.

The victim is currently being treated in the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.