Murder victim is now named

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A MAN who died after being attacked in Worksop town centre has been named as Glen Kitchens.

The 40-year-old, from Sunnyside, was attacked on Bridge Street, near its junction with Central Avenue and Ryton Street, on Saturday night.

He was pronounced dead at Bassetlaw District Hospital.

The results of a post-mortem examination have not yet been released.

Four teenage boys – three aged 15, and one aged 16 – were arrested on suspicion of murder and were still in custody yesterday.

A police spokesman said: “Mr Kitchens’ relatives are being supported by specially-trained detectives at this difficult time.

“As part of the murder inquiry, detectives are scouring CCTV from the town centre and speaking to witnesses in a bid to establish what happened.”

Appealing for witnesses, the spokesman added: “If you were in the vicinity of Bridge Street at the time of the incident, saw the attack or anything suspicious, or remember seeing a group of teenage boys and girls in the area, call police.”

n Witnesses or anyone with information about the murder should call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident 771 of April 6. Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111.