Thugs break man’s ankle

THUGS broke a man’s ankle as he and his girlfriend waited for a taxi, police have said.

At about 2.30am on Saturday, October 1, the 22-year-old and his girlfriend were waiting outside Long Eaton Taxis in Tamworth Road when two cars pulled up beside them.

A man and woman got out of the cars, argued with the victim and assaulted him before driving off.

He was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre, where he was treated for a broken ankle and bruising to his face.

A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. He has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

Police have asked for anyone who was in the area at the time and saw the incident to call them on 0345 123 33 33.