UPDATE: Assault victim remains in hospital

Gainsborough Standard Police Logo
Gainsborough Standard Police Logo

A 60-year-old man remains in hospital after he was assaulted outside a Gainsborough pub.

Officers were called to The Peacock Pub in Corringham Road, Gainsborough, just before 2.30am yesterday, Sunday 2nd November.

A 60-year-old local man was found at the scene with head injuries and was taken to Scunthorpe Hospital for treatment where he remains. His condition is described as ‘comfortable’.

A 28-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of GBH and is in police custody where he will be questioned by officers in due course.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who has any information in connection with it is asked to contact Lincs Police on 101 quoting incident 51 of 2nd November 2014 or alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.