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Pocklington Yorkway motel manager attack: man arrested

Michael Brown in hospital
Image caption Mr Brown had to undergo extensive surgery for serious head injuries after the attack

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an attack which left a hotel manager blinded in one eye.

Michael Brown, 53, was hit with an unknown weapon in the car park of the Yorkway Motel in Pocklington, East Yorkshire on 8 July.

He suffered a fractured skull and eye damage and underwent extensive surgery.

Police said they arrested a man from South Killingholme, North Lincolnshire on Thursday. He is being questioned at Scunthorpe police station.

Officers still want to speak to anyone who saw a red Vauxhall Corsa at or near the Yorkway Motel on 8 July.

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