A MAN was left with a fractured skull and spent several days in hospital after a "nasty" assault in Tidworth.

Wiltshire Police is investigating the incident, which happened between 1.30am and 3am on April 24, and say a man in his 20s was assaulted near to Sweetapple Close.

He sustained head injuries including a fractured skull as a result of the assault and was taken to Salisbury District Hospital where he remained for several days before being discharged.

Detective Sergeant Toni Nugent said: “This was a nasty assault and unfortunately, the victim has not been able to provide a description of who is responsible.

"He sustained a fractured skull and was taken to hospital following the incident and is continuing to suffer with pain as he recovers from his injuries.

“Enquiries have been continuing since the report and we’d like to hear from anybody who may have witnessed the incident or anyone in the area who may have CCTV, dash cam, or doorbell footage which may have captured something of relevance to our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Wiltshire Police on 101 quoting crime reference number 54220041561. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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