Man hospitalised after unprovoked assault in Ely

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A man suffered serious head injuries after being assaulted in Ely during the early hours of Saturday (May 10).

The 48-year-old was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, in Cambridge, for treatment after being attacked in Market Street at about 2am.

He had been approached by a group of men who asked for a cigarette before assaulting him.

Police said the incident took place outside the Thing-me-Bobs shop.

Detective Sergeant John Yore, investigating, said: “This was a nasty, unprovoked attack in which the victim suffered serious injuries.


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“I would urge anyone who saw what happened, or has any information, to call police.”

Anyone with any information should call DS Yore on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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