Police have arrested a 21-year old man following an assault during a men’s amateur football match which left the victim requiring hospital treatment for a broken jaw.
Nottinghamshire Police were called just before 3.30pm on Saturday 23rd February to the report of the assault, which took place during a match being played at Cotgrave Welfare Scheme in Woodview, Cotgrave.
The victim, a 24-year old man, was taken to Nottingham’s Queens Medical Centre for treatment for potentially life-altering injuries following the assault.
The man who was arrested has been released on bail, as detectives continue their work to understand the long-term impact on the victim and establish the circumstances surrounding the assault.
Detectives are appealing for anyone with any information to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 629 of 23 February.