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Updated: Man attacked with golf club in early hours of New Year's Day

A man has been arrested following an assault in Happisburgh.  Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A man has been arrested following an assault in Happisburgh. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Archant Norfolk 2018

Police are investigating after a man was attacked with a golf club in the early hours of New Year's Day.

It happened in Happisburgh at about 4am, police said.

A spokesman said that a man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of assault and public order offences. He has been released pending further enquiries.

Police said an altercation occurred near the school on The Street.

The original call to the police came in from the Hill House Inn in the village, whose owner Clive Stockton said the incidents were not connected to his business.

A police spokesman said: “A man was assaulted at about 4am on New Year’s Day. He was attacked with a golf club. Medical attention was declined. Police are investigating.”

Anyone with information should call Norfolk police on 101.

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