Man injured in Worksop street attack

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A MAN was knocked unconscious after he intervened during an argument between another man and a woman in Worksop.

The 49-year-old man sustained serious facial injuries in the incident on Carlton Road, close to the junction with The Baulk at around 12.15am on Saturday.

Police said he had tried to resolve an argument between a man and a woman in the street when he was punched in the head from behind by another man.

The victim was taken to Bassetlaw District General Hospital where his condition is described as stable.

His attacker was white, of stocky build and aged 20 to 30 years old. Police are keen to speak to two men and two women who were close by. Witnesses should call 101 and ask for Worksop CID.