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Man dies after Corby assault

A man has died after an assault outside a KFC in Corby Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has died after an assault in Corby.

It happened at the KFC on Oakley Road last month - a 38-year-old man was taken to hospital, but died ten days later.

Ashley Palmer, who's 28 and from Corby, has been charged with GBH and is due to appear at Northampton Crown Court next Monday.

Police are patrolling the area tonight looking for witnesses.

Man arrested over pensioner attack

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault following an incident at Frinton in Essex where an 82-year-old man was seriously injured.

The 45-year-old of no fixed address was arrested in the local area this lunchtime.

He is currently being questioned by detectives at Clacton police station.

The incident happened outside the Co-Op shop in Elmtree Avenue, Frinton, just after 7am on Sunday, February 22.

The victim who lives nearby is being treated at Addenbrookes Hospital. He suffered serious facial injuries as a result of the attack.

Police are still appealing for witnesses and urge anyone who knows anything to contact Clacton CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Man 'critical' after Ipswich assault

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after an assault in Ipswich this morning. Police were called at 3.25am to Old Foundry Road,

The man was taken to Ipswich Hospital with serious head injuries and has now been transferred to Addenbrokes Hospital in Cambridge where his condition is described as critical. A 36-year-old man from Ipswich has been arrested on suspicion of assault.

E-fit issued after pupil assaulted

E-fit of attacker Credit: Essex Police

Police have issued an e-fit of a man who attacked a pupil in the girls' changing rooms at Felsted Preparatory School near Great Dunmow in Essex on Tuesday January 8th.

He's described as white, 5' 10" and around 30 years old, with crooked teeth and gelled brown hair. He was wearing jeans, a blue hoodie with white tassles, and trainers.

Woman assaulted in Newmarket

Police in Newmarket are searching for a man who assaulted a woman in a shop on the High Street on Tuesday afternoon.

He tried to make his way behind the counter and wrestled with the victim, who was serving.

The man is described as 68-72 years old, between 5’8”-5’9” tall and of stocky build. He was unshaven and wore light-sensitive glasses. He had three distinctive moles on his face and may have had a local accent.

He was wearing a black leather donkey jacket, a black beanie hat and dark baggy trousers.

Arrests after Ipswich assault

Two people have been arrested following an assault in a pub on Tower Street in Ipswich.

The incident happened just after midnight on Tuesday 16th October. Two male members of staff suffered injuries including a broken rib, a fractured eye socket and a broken finger.

A 25-year-old man from Ipswich and a 24-year-old woman from Liverpool were arrested on Tuesday 20th November on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. They were released on bail while police investigate.


Police appeal for Bury St Edmunds assault witness

Police are appealing for the witness of an assault on an 11-year-old boy to come forward.

A teenage boy, aged around 14 to 15, pushed the 11-year-old to the ground on West Road in Bury St Edmunds at around 4pm on Friday 12 October.

A man, possibly driving a blue or grey Ford Feista, got out of his vehicle to help the victim as the suspect fled the scene.

Police would like to speak to the man who could have information which is important to the investigation.

Officers are also seeking to trace the suspect, who is described as 5ft 2in, of average build and slightly spotty. He has brown hair with a fringe brushed across his face.

Train conductor assaulted

A train conductor is recovering after being attacked last night.

It happened at Stratford shortly after the 21:30 London to Norwich service left Liverpool Street.

The conductor suffered facial injuries. A man from Stowmarket was arrested at the scene on suspicion of common assault.

Pregnant woman assaulted

A woman who is nine months pregnant was attacked in Dunstable yesterday as she walked to hospital for an appointment.

She was in Dog Kennel Walk when the attack happened. The woman tried to fight back but the assault continued until a passer-by intervened.

The woman was left with a injuries to her face, but it's thought her baby was unharmed.

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