Two arrested following alleged serious assault in Somercotes

Officers investigating a serious assault in Somercotes are asking for witnesses to an alleged assault to come forward.

The incident occurred at 11.30pm on Saturday, 21 September, close to the Devonshire Arms.

A 62-year-old man sustained a broken hip as a result of the alleged assault and a 42-year-old woman received minor injuries.

Two people, a 20-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman both from Somercotes, have been arrested on suspicion of assault and released on police bail as enquiries continue.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information.

Anyone with information should contact Derbyshire police using any of the below methods with reference 19000505457:

  • Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary

  • Twitter – direct message the contact centre on @DerPolContact

  • Website – complete the online contact form derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.

  • Phone – call 101.

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