Derby

Man in hospital after Chesterfield crutch attack

Beetwell Street, Derbyshire Image copyright Google
Image caption The 39-year-old man was assaulted in Beetwell Street in Chesterfield, Derbyshire

A man who was attacked with a crutch is in hospital in a serious condition.

The 39-year-old victim was hit over the head on Monday afternoon in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and is being questioned by police.

Derbyshire Constabulary appealed for witnesses to the assault, which happened at 15:30 BST in Beetwell Street, to contact them.

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