Police appeal after Buxton assault

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted in Buxton.

On Sunday, May 3 at around 1.30am a 50-year-old man left the Palace Hotel on Palace Road and got into a taxi. As the taxi left the hotel there was a fight on the road.

The man in the taxi got out to intervene and was then assaulted. He suffered a serious eye injury and was taken to Stepping Hill Hospital where he has had an operation on his eye.

A 22-year-old man, 42-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman was arrested and remain in police custody.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Dan Hadfield on 101 quoting incident number 513 of May, 4.

To report crime anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.