Man suffers head injury after altercation in north Lowestoft

Picture: James Bass

Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2012

A man in his 30s suffered a head injury after trouble broke out on a Lowestoft street.

Police were called to St Margaret's Road at about 11.15pm on Friday, June 17 after reports that a man had been injured in the street.

It is understood that a group of people had gathered on the street, with 'lots of people arguing' according to a police spokesman.

After emergency services, including an ambulance, arrived, a man was taken to the James Paget University Hospital with a minor head injury.

A 31-year-old man from Lowestoft was then arrested on suspicion of assault, suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and on suspicion of possession of drugs.

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He has been released on police bail until August 10.

It is understood that the road was closed for a number of hours, at the junction close to Oulton Road, Rotterdam Road and Church Road.

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