Another Lincolnshire Highlights news story…
A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after a man was hit in the face in an assault in the early hours of the morning.
The incident took place on Grand Parade in Skegness at 1.31am yesterday, Thursday, September 12.
A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “The victim received a non-serious injury after he was hit in the face. He attended hospital to be assessed.
“A 17-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of ABH and has been released under investigation.”
East Midlands Ambulance Service has confirmed that the injured man was taken to Skegness Hospital before being transferred to Boston Pilgrim Hospital.
Shortly afterwards, a bus shelter was cordoned off on nearby North Parade. A man in his 50s was taken to hospital with head injuries after allegedly being robbed just after 2.30am.
Blood was spotted on the floor as forensics teams worked at the scene.
There is no known link between the two incidents, but residents nearby were shocked at what had happened.
A member of staff at the North Parade Hotel, which is opposite the bus shelter, said some of their guests had woken up to see the police outside.
“Some of the guests noticed that the police had cordoned off the bus shelter at around 4.30am.
“You can see blood inside the shelter.”
Police are appealing for anyone who was in the North Parade area in the early hours of this morning, who might have seen what happened, and who might have any information that could help, to get in touch.
You can do this by calling 101 quoting incident number 22 of September 12, or by emailing email@example.com , putting the same reference in the subject box.
You can also get in touch anonymously using independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting crimestoppers-uk.org