Police appeal after Oakham assault leaves man in hospital

Detectives are investigating an assault which happened in Oakham earlier today.

Police received a call at 2.11am this morning (Friday 27 August) to attend High Street and once officers arrived, they found a man in the street with head injuries.

He has been taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

A Leicestershire Police spokesperson said: "Two 18-year-old men have been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent with one of them also being arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon. They both remain in police custody."

The incident took place in High Street, Oakham. Image: Google.

Officers are appealing for anyone who may have been out in the area at this time and witnessed the assault or the circumstances leading up to it to get in touch.

Anyone who has any information which could help our investigation is asked to contact police on 101 quoting 21*497761.

Alternatively you can report online at leics.police.uk.

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