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Two men charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent after man found with serious head injuries in Park Lane, Newmarket, set to appear in Ipswich Magistrates' Court today




Two men have been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent following an attack in Newmarket at the weekend.

Police arrested two men, Nicholas Carter, 31 of Waterloo Close, Newmarket, and Joshua Durrant, 28 of Barkways, Burwell Cambridgeshire, on Tuesday who have now both been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Both men were remanded in custody and appeared before Ipswich Magistrates' Court today, where they were ordered to appear before Ipswich Crown court on September 23.

Park Lane in Newmarket.
Park Lane in Newmarket.

Officers were called to Park Lane just after midnight on Sunday, August 22, to reports of a man lying unconscious half in the road and half on the pavement.

The man, who is in his 50s, was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital for treatment with serious head injuries, where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

A 40-year-old man who was arrested on Sunday 22 August on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm, remains on police bail until Wednesday 15 September, pending further enquiries.

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