Posted: Thu 7th Jul 2022

Appeal for information following serious assault in Chester

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jul 7th, 2022


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Police are appealing for information following a serious assault in Chester city centre.

At 2.45am on Thursday 7 July police were called to Foregate Street in Chester following reports of an assault between two men.

One man sustained an injury to his neck and has been taken to Aintree Hospital where he is currently in a stable condition.

The other man, aged 34, has an injury to his arm. He has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is in police custody.

A road closure is in place at Lower Bridge Street and St Johns Street and the public are advised to avoid the area.

Enquiries are ongoing and anyone who has information is asked to contact Cheshire Constabulary online or via 101 quoting IML 1311154.

Earlier Report: A police incident has seen the closure of Foregate Street in Chester.

The road closed Eastbound from Love Street to A51 The Bars (Bars Roundabout).

Pepper Street Eastbound from Lower Bridge Street to Love Street is also closed.

A large police cordon is in place and businesses within it are unable to open.

Bus company Stagecoach has said buses are currently unable to service Foregate Street.

In a statement posted on social media, Stagecoach said:

“Due to a police incident our Service 5 ,7, 26 and Park and ride services will be unable to serve Foregate St as the road is closed up to the Bars roundabout we will inform you when services will be back to normal please use the Interchange to board these services.”

There is no indication from Cheshire Police what the nature of the incident is.

[Photo’s courtesy of @CurtainUpPR]

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