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Appeal for witnesses after man dies following assault in Leamington

Warwickshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a man has died from his injuries following an assault in Leamington Spa in the early hours of this morning.

The street where the assault is believed to have taken place. Credit: Google Street View

At approximately 1am an altercation was believed to have taken place between two groups of people outside the front of Moo Bar on Russell Street (between Warwick Street and Clarendon Avenue).

At 1.20am, a man in his twenties was then assaulted on Russell Street. He sustained serious head injuries.

The man was taken to hospital by ambulance, where he later died.

Specialist officers will be supporting the family at this time.

Two 30 year-old men, both from Birmingham, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently in police custody.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have any information. Please call police on 101, quoting incident number 26 of 10 April 2016.

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or via their website.

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