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Two arrested after woman hospitalised following assault in Nottingham city centre

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Two people have been arrested in connection with an assault in Nottingham city centre that left a woman needing hospital treatment. The woman was assaulted on Upper Parliament Street at 2.08am on Sunday (June 12).

A 20-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault. The incident is being linked to an assault on a second woman, also in the Upper Parliament Street area, moments after the first assault.

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Chief Inspector Amy English, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Violence will not be tolerated in our city or county and that is why officers have been working hard to investigate the exact circumstances of what happened and to find those responsible. I am pleased to say we have now arrested two individuals in connection with the investigation and officers are today questioning them about the incident.

“While I understand all reports of street violence cause concern, I would like to reassure people that we work with partners all year round so that people can enjoy a safe night out in Nottingham. This is demonstrated by the city recently retaining its Purple Flag status for a twelfth successive year, which is awarded to places that offer an entertaining, diverse, safe and enjoyable night out.

“A tiny minority of people occasionally seek to spoil the enjoyment for others and we will not hesitate to take robust action against them. We will continue to deploy high-visibility patrols during the night-time economy to engage with the public and help keep them safe.”

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