Man, 23, assaulted in early hours of the morning in Cleethorpes
A MAN needed hospital treatment after he was assaulted as he walked along Grimsby Road, in Cleethorpes, in the early hours of Sunday.
The incident happened at about 2.30am on Sunday as the victim walked alone.
A Humberside Police spokesperson said: “The 23-year-old was walking from Cleethorpes in the direction of Grimsby when he passed a group of men standing next to a bus stop.
“One of the group engaged him in conversation and he was struck from behind, which caused him to fall to the ground, where he was punched and kicked by a number of people within the group.
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“The victim managed to get to his feet and fled the scene with numerous injuries, including minor cuts and bruising to the face, head, back and forearms.
“He sought treatment at the Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital in Grimsby but was not detained.
“The suspects are described as being aged 18 to 21 and there were between four or five of them.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Humberside Police on the non emergency number 101 referring to log 137 of February 17.