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Appeal after Chesterfield assault leaves man with life changing injuries

Detectives investigating a serious assault in Chesterfield are appealing for information after a man was left with life changing injuries.

The assault happened sometime between 2-3am on Sunday 16 January in Avenue Road, Whittington Moor when a 49-year-old man was walking home from a night out.

The man was knocked to the ground and assaulted by three men, one of whom stamped on his leg.

He sustained a serious fracture to his right leg and had to have his kneecap removed during surgery.

The attackers are described as white men and one of them had blonde hair.

Anyone with information about the incident, or dash cam or private CCTV footage from the area is asked to contact Detective Staff Investigator Lorren Hollingworth quoting reference 22*31847.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If you have footage that may be useful for officers, please ensure it is securely downloaded to another device and kept safely for them to view.

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