An investigation is underway following a serious incident which happened shortly before 1510hrs on Saturday 21 April 2012 on Fox Street in Scunthorpe.
Two 18-year-old men who were outside an address on Fox Street
when they were approached and assaulted by a group of
One of the 18-year-olds suffered serious injuries and was initially taken to hospital for treatment. He remains in hospital at this time where his condition is continuing to improve following surgery.
Police were called and an investigation was launched right away
which has resulted in the arrest of three males all aged
19-years-old in connection with the incident at this time.
A number of witnesses have already been spoken to but detectives
are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen the incident or has
information relating to it who are yet to come forward.
A spokesman for Police in North Lincolnshire said: "We are
currently investigating a serious incident which happened on Fox
Street in Scunthorpe on Saturday 21 April and resulted in an
18-year-old male suffering serious injuries.
"This incident appears to be isolated and is not thought to be
connected to the incident which occurred on Sheffield Street on
the same day.
"It is possible those involved are known to each other so
we are currently trying to establish what led to this incident
taking place and have arrested three men as part of our
investigation so far."
Anyone with information should contact Humberside Police via 101
quoting log 420 of 21/04/12 or alternatively call Crimestoppers
who will take your information from you anonymously on 0800 555
Speaking to Visit Scunthorpe earlier, the family of one of the victims said "Just to let you know that he's still serious but stable in Castle Hill Hospital. Scunthorpe general did a fantastic job of saving his life and myself, husband & two daughters will be forgever grateful to them. I know we all slate Scunthorpe at times but they were brilliant."
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