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Video: Brutal attack leaves man with a fractured skull

Police have released CCTV footage after a brutal attack left a man with a fractured skull.

The unprovoked assault happened outside Bamboo Bar in Stoney Street in Nottingham.

At 2:45am, the victim was trying to help a woman in distress when a man ran up to him and punched him unconscious.

"This was an unprovoked and cowardly attack. So often we see one punch assaults like this end in tragedy.

“In this case the victim had walked over to help a young woman and was instead punched to the floor suffering a serious injury.

“We would urge anyone who knows anything about this incident to call us on 101.”

– Det Insp Mike Allen


£5000 reward for information on sexual assault

Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to £5,000 for information after a sexual assault in Nottingham.

A 20-year-old woman was attacked in the Radford area of Nottingham in the early hours of April 12, as she walked home from a night out.

It happened in a car park on Randal Street, between 2am and 2:30am.

CCTV footage shows a man walking along adjoining Radford Road at about the time of the incident. Police think this man may have vital information about the incident and anyone who recognises him is asked to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Nottinghamshire Police undertake diversity training

Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping made thirty recommendations to Nottinghamshire Police two years ago. Credit: PA

Nottinghamshire Police is investing in more diversity training to help improve Stop and Search experiences among black and minority ethnic communities.

It is hoped the move will help to address thirty recommendations for change made following research commissioned by Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping in 2013.

Police search for missing 24-year-old from Mansfield

Christine Puhlhofer Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Police are asking for the public's help in their search for a 24-year-old woman from Mansfield.

Christine Puhlhofer was last seen at around 11pm on Monday 4 May and she has not been heard from since.

She is described as white, around 5ft tall, of slim build, with dark brown shoulder length hair. She was last seen wearing a grey t-shirt and leopard print leggings.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.

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