Norwich: Serious Assault Outside Nightclub

4 March 2013, 15:13 | Updated: 4 March 2013, 15:18

A man's got a fractured skull after a serious assault on Prince of Wales Road in Norwich.

It happened at around 3am on Friday, March 1st near Mercy nightclub when a group of men were involved in a fight.

The victim, a 22-year-old man, was punched in the face causing him to lose consciousness and fall to the floor. He suffered a fractured skull and remains in the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.

Two men, aged 20 and 22, have been arrested in connection with the incident and were questioned by officers at Wymondham Police Investigation Centre. Both have been released on bail until 27 March while enquiries continue.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information concerning it. Officers are particularly keen to trace a young woman seen standing outside Mercy just before the incident happened as she may hold important information.

Anyone with information should contact Det Con Andy Vinsen at Norwich CID on101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.