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Man arrested in connection with assault at Foremark Reservoir

Posted on 6th March 2015

A man was arrested on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm after a walker had his leg broken in an assault at Foremark Reservoir.

The victim had been walking through the car park at the site, near Milton, when he challenged a group of horse riders for using picnic benches to mount their horses.

A short time later, the 58-year-old victim was taken to the side by a man who then kicked him to the ankle.

He suffered a fractured fibula and tibia was hospitalised for several days, where he had plates and pins inserted in his leg.

A 24-year-old man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm and has been bailed pending further inquiries.

Anyone with information on the incident, which happened at about 12.45pm on Sunday, February 8, should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting crime reference 5590/15. You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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