Police officers investigating an assault and robbery in Sandiacre on Friday August 21st have arrested three men. The men, two aged 23, who are from Long Eaton and another aged 18, of no fixed abode, have been released on police bail after being questioned about the alleged offences at 11.30pm on Hayworth Road in Sandiacre. The victim of the assault, a 39-year-old man from Scotland, remains in hospital where he is being treated for serious head, facial and chest injuries.
Officers are still trying to trace a fourth suspect and have renewed their appeal for information about the incident. Police are looking into suspected links between this assault and a robbery in Stapleford on the same night. Anyone with information should call Ilkeston CID on 101, quoting crime reference number 36017-15.