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Update: Two men bailed in connection with Sprowston Road attack

21:35 13 May 2014

The Prince of Denmark pub on Sprowston Road, Norwich, cordoned off after a serious assault.
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

The Prince of Denmark pub on Sprowston Road, Norwich, cordoned off after a serious assault. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

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Two men arrested after a man was found outside a Norwich pub with a serious head injury have been released on police bail.

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The Prince of Denmark pub on Sprowston Road, Norwich cordoned off after a serious assault.
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLYThe Prince of Denmark pub on Sprowston Road, Norwich cordoned off after a serious assault. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Police were called to the Prince of Denmark pub in Sprowston Road at about 10.50pm last night, Monday, May 12, to reports that a man had been seriously assaulted.

The victim, a man in his 50s from Norwich, was initially taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital but later transferred to Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.

His condition had been described as critical, but is now serious but stable.

Two men, aged 39 and 26, both from the Norwich area, were arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm, with both to answer their bail at Wymondham Police Investigation Centre on June 11.

The Prince of Denmark pub on Sprowston Road, Norwich cordoned off after a serious assault.
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLYThe Prince of Denmark pub on Sprowston Road, Norwich cordoned off after a serious assault. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Police have launched an investigation into the assault and any witnesses are asked to contact Bethel Street CID on 101.

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