Newmarket assault: new arrests

THREE more people have been arrested following an “altercation” in a park and shuttle site which left a couple with serious injuries.

Russell Claydon

THREE more people have been arrested following an “altercation” in a park and shuttle site which left a couple with serious injuries.

It comes after the incident in a car park on Fordham Road, Newmarket in the early hours of Friday, July 31 which put a man in his 40s in an intensive care unit with head injuries and his girlfriend also left requiring hospital treatment.

Two 23-year-old men from the Mildenhall area have now been arrested on suspicion of causing GBH and are being questioned at Bury St Edmunds Police Station. A 54-year old man from the Mildenhall area has been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and is also being held in custody at Bury.


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The injured man remains in Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge in a serious but stable condition. Four other people arrested in connection with the incident remain on police bail and are due to return to Bury Police Station on September 14.

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