Seven charged after attack on man

SEVEN people have today been charged in connection with an incident in which a man sustained serious injuries.

SEVEN people have today been charged in connection with an incident in which a man sustained serious injuries.

Police were alerted to an altercation on Royal Plain in Lowestoft at around 1.50am on June 29.

A 47-year-old man was taken to the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston with neck and head pains and was subsequently transferred to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridgeshire in a critical condition.

He sustained a fractured eye socket, fractured jaw, another fracture to his face and had to have more than 20 staples in his head after surgery.


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Seven people arrested have now been charged.

Two have been charged with GBH and affray - 28-year-old Jed Cox, of Elm Tree Road, Lowestoft, and 19-year-old Ryan McKenna, of Windsor Terrace, Kessingland.

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The other five, all from the Lowestoft area - 19-year-old Sam Adams, of Denmark Road, 21-year-old Blaine Dutton, of Seago Street, Alistair McKenna, 22, of Windsor Terrace, Kessingland, Steven Dutton, 23, of Seago Street, and 22-year-old Laura Cox, of Northfield Close, Outlton - have all been charged with affray.

Six of the seven are due to appear at Lowestoft Magistrates Court on Tuesday, while Laura Cox will appear on September 14.

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