Victim’s arm fractured after assault on A607, East Goscote

Issued on 11/4/19 at 3:11 p.m.

Incident number: 19*181322

Officers investigating an assault on the A607 in East Goscote are appealing to anyone who may have driven by at the time to contact them.

A 28-year-old victim was driving along the A607 in his van when he pulled into a layby, near the golf club. The driver of another vehicle also pulled in and then assaulted the victim with a baseball bat.

The incident took place between 2.30pm and 2.45pm on Tuesday (9 April). The victim sustained fractures to his arm and was treated at the Leicester Royal Infirmary.

A 27-year-old Melton man has been arrested on suspicion of Section 18 grievous bodily harm and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Officers believe there were other motorists travelling along the A607 at the time who may have witnessed the incident or captured footage on dash cam equipment.

Anyone who can help move the investigation forward is asked to contact PC 425 Ben Orton on 101, quoting crime reference number 19*181322.

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