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Two Arrested In Connection With Assault On Student

Published on: 5 Feb, 2014
Updated on: 5 Feb, 2014

Two men have been arrested  in connection with a serious assault on a student in Guildford yesterday morning (February 4).

Surrey Police BadgeThe incident took place between 3.10am and 3.30am on Tuesday, February 4, when the victim, a 19-year-old local man, was crossing the footbridge leading from the Odeon cinema in Bedford Road towards the railway station.

Following an altercation with a small group of men, the student suffered a serious cut on his left cheek, which required treatment at the Royal Surrey County Hospital.

Following further inquiries officers arrested a 27-year-old man and a 20-year-old man, both from Guildford, on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

Both men were interviewed before being released on police bail until March 8, while the investigation continues.

Although arrests have been made in connection with the incident police are still urging anyone who was in the area and may have seen this incident taking place to come forward.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or with any information is asked to call Surrey Police on 101, quoting reference 45140008663, or call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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