Man arrested over mass brawl in Chesterfield

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A man has been charged with assault following a disturbance in Chesterfield at the weekend.

Police were called to reports of a mass brawl near to flats on Cauldon Drive, Holme Hall, at 12.30am on Sunday.

During the disturbance a 20-year-old man was knocked to the ground and taken to Chesterfield Royal Hospital suffering from a head injury.

A man arrested shortly after the disturbance has appeared before magistrates in Chesterfield.

Christopher Blair, aged 25, of Cauldon Drive, has been charged with wounding with intent.

Officers investigating the circumstances surrounding the fight want to speak to anyone with information or who witnessed the incident.

Contact Temporary Detective Constable Katherine Hodges, at Chesterfield CID on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.