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Newmarket – Two charged with GBH after man found with head injuries

Two people have been charged in connection with an incident at the weekend in Newmarket, where a man was found with serious head injuries.

Officers were called at just after midnight on Sunday 22 August, to reports of a man lying unconscious half in the road and half on the pavement in Park Lane.

The man – who is aged in his 50s - was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for treatment, where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Police investigating this incident arrested two men on Tuesday 24 August who have subsequently both been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Their details are as follows:

  • Nicholas Carter, aged 31, of Waterloo Close, Newmarket;
  • Joshua Durrant, aged 28, of Barkways, Burwell, Cambridgeshire

They have both been remanded in custody to appear before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court today, Thursday 26 August.  

A 40-year-old man who was arrested on Sunday 22 August on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm, remains on police bail until Wednesday 15 September, pending further enquiries.

Previous release | 25 August 2021

Two further arrests have been made by police investigating an incident at the weekend in Newmarket, where a man was found with serious head injuries.

Officers were called at just after midnight on Sunday 22 August, to reports of a man lying unconscious half in the road and half on the pavement in Park Lane.

The man – who is aged in his 50s - was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for treatment, where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Detectives are continuing investigate the cause of his injuries, which are consistent with him having been the victim of an assault.

Yesterday, Tuesday 24 August, officers arrested a 31-year-old man from Newmarket and a 28-year-old man from Cambridgeshire, both on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm, in connection with this incident. 

They are currently being questioned by detectives at Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre. 

A 40-year-old man who was arrested on Sunday night - also on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm - remains on police bail until Wednesday 15 September, pending further enquiries.

Police would like to hear from anyone who was in the area between 11.30pm on Saturday night and midnight and saw or heard anything that could assist the investigation. Any motorists passing through with a dashcam in their vehicle are asked to review the footage. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station, quoting reference: 46171/21. 

Website – www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

Email - [email protected]

Phone – Call 101

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999

Previous release | 23 August 2021

Police investigating an incident where a man was found with serious head injuries in Newmarket have made an arrest as part of their enquiries.

Officers were called at just after midnight yesterday, Sunday 22 August, to reports of a man lying unconscious half in the road and half on the pavement in Park Lane.

The man – who is aged in his 50s - was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for treatment, where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

Detectives are continuing investigate the cause of his injuries, which are still unexplained.

A 40-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm last night in connection with this investigation.

He was questioned at Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre and subsequently released on bail until Wednesday 15 September, pending further enquiries.

Police would like to hear from anyone who was in the area between 11.30pm on Saturday night and midnight and saw or heard anything that could assist the investigation. Any motorists passing through with a dashcam in their vehicle are asked to review the footage.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station, quoting reference: 46171/21.

Website – www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

Email - [email protected]

Phone – Call 101

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999

Previous release | 22 August 2021

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was found with serious head injuries in Newmarket.

Officers were called at just after midnight this morning, Sunday 22 August, to reports of a man lying unconscious half in the road and half on the pavement in Park Lane.

The man – who is aged in his 50s - was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for treatment, with his condition currently described as critical but stable.

The cause of his injuries is unexplained at this time, with detectives keeping an open mind as to what may have happened to him.

Police would like to hear from anyone who was in the area between 11.30pm? last night and midnight and saw or heard anything that could assist the investigation. Any motorists passing through with a dashcam in their vehicle are asked to review the footage and contact officers if they have captured anything of significance.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station, quoting reference: 46171/21.

Website – www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

Phone – Call 101

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999