Man hurt in pub attack

A 56-year-old man needed hospital treatment after being seriously injured in an attack at a King's Lynn pub.Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault, which happened in the back room of the Tudor Rose in St Nicholas Street at about 7.

A 56-year-old man needed hospital treatment after being seriously injured in an attack at a King's Lynn pub.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault, which happened in the back room of the Tudor Rose in St Nicholas Street at about 7.50pm on Saturday, after two men had been ejected from the premises.

The victim lost teeth at the front of his mouth and suffered a suspected fractured eye socket.

He received treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, and was later discharged.

A 43-year-old Lynn man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievance bodily harm and released on police bail, pending further inquiries.

Officers would like to hear from anyone with information about the incident, or who was in the pub at the time.

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Contact PC Richard Allan at Lynn police station on 0845 456 4567.