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Leicestershire Police are appealing for witnesses after a 30-year-old man was assaulted in the early hours of Sunday morning while walking in Wigston, Leicester.
The victim was walking on Aylestone Lane, towards the junction with Exeter Road at around 2.45am, when three men ran towards him.
He ran towards the allotments on Aylestone Road and fell close to the entrance.
The suspects kicked the victim’s head and arms, leaving him with severe facial swelling as well as cuts and bruises to his head and body, before being treated the following day at Leicester Royal Infirmary.
The three suspects were all black, about 6ft tall and in their early 20s.
If you have any information, call 101.
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Every year tens of thousands of people from all over the world make their way to Leicester's Golden Mile for the Diwali festivities.
Now the famous road might be completely revamped as part of plans to make the area cleaner and greener.
But as Rajiv Popat's been finding out, residents and businesses have mixed views about the best way forward.
Detectives have charged a man in connection with a murder investigation in Blackpool.
34-year-old Daniel Sobisz, of no fixed address, was arrested in Leicester on January 21 following a joint operation by Lancashire and Leicestershire police forces.
He was questioned over the weekend and was charged with the murder of Marcin Pawlow on yesterday evening.
He is due to appear before Blackpool Magistrates' Court tomorrow.
Around 1am on 23 December, 30-year-old Mr Pawlow, from Poland, was found outside an address on Central Drive with stab wounds to his hip, leg and shoulder and later died in Blackpool Victoria Hospital.
Six men, all from Blackpool, were arrested on suspicion of murder and later released.
Anyone with information about the incident can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 0066 of December 23 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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