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Man arrested after series of assaults in and around pub at Ingoldmells, near Skegness - but police are still appealing for more information





Police are investigating a series of assaults which took place at and near a pub on Easter Sunday.

Several people have sustained serious injuries and needed hospital treatment following the incidents at Ingoldmells, near Skegness - which is understood to include a glass being thrown at one victim.

It is believed the same two men carried out all three alleged assaults.

Cheers in Ingoldmells. Photo: Google
Cheers in Ingoldmells. Photo: Google

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent, criminal damage, actual bodily harm (ABH), and possession of an offensive weapon. He has been released on police bail with conditions not to enter Skegness, Winthorpe or Ingoldmells areas of Lincolnshire or to contact specific people.

“We are appealing for witnesses and footage which may help or investigation into a report that two men have assaulted a number of people in Ingoldmells on Easter Sunday (March 31),” a Lincolnshire Police statement read.

“Our Force Control Room receive a report that a man had been assaulted in Cheers pub in Wall’s Lane in the town at 8.10pm on Sunday.

“The assault is reported to have involved two men who threw a glass at the victim, and then left the venue heading in the direction of Roman Bank towards Butlins.

“A further two people also reported being assaulted by the same individuals in the nearby streets.

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“This happened at a busy venue in Skegness in peak season and we believe that there will be people who witnessed this, or perhaps captured footage without realising, who might be able to help our investigation.”

Police are asking the public to check CCTV, mobile phone, and dash cam footage if the were in the Wall’s Lane and Roman Bank area between 8pm and 8.30pm on Sunday.

Anyone with information is asked to email emma.dodsworth@lincs.police.uk quoting incident 375 of March 31.



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