Hucknall woman left with nasty facial injuries after attack near town's Half Moon pub

A woman has been left with severe facial injuries after an alleged unprovoked attack in Hucknall town centre.

The incident happened at 1.30am on Sunday (July 10) on the raised platform that houses the Flight of Fancy statue at the junction of South Street and High Street – and near the Half Moon pub.

On Sunday morning the area around where the offence took place was cordoned off with police tape with a police car stationed nearby as investigations were launched.

The Dispatch has spoken briefly with the victim, who is in her 40s and wishes to remain anonymous at this stage. But she confirmed she spent much of Sunday and Monday (July 11) at hospital having treatment.

The attack happened near Hucknall's 'lemon squeezer' statue. Photo: Google

She suffered a swollen eye ball and separated eyelid and will have to undergo surgery.

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Detective Constable Ryan Lambert, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “The victim in this case suffered a significant facial injury and we are determined to get the bottom of what happened.

"We are urging any witnesses who have not yet spoken to us to come forward. We would particularly like to hear from anyone with video footage of what happened.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 68 of 10 July.