Lincolnshire

Cub scouts may have witnessed Lincoln attack

A group of cub scouts may have witnessed an attack on a man in Lincoln city centre, police have said.

The victim of the assault was punched and kicked by three men at the junction of High Street with Portland Street on Sunday evening.

He left the scene before officers arrived and has not been traced, though three men have been arrested.

Police said CCTV footage showed a cub group in the area at the time, and have appealed for them to come forward.

They also want to trace the victim, who is believed to have suffered head and hand injuries in the attack at 1845 BST.

The arrested men, aged 23, 31 and 34, were questioned on suspicion of affray and released on bail pending further inquiries.

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