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Investigation launched after assault on Watford fan

 Published on: 9th March 2015   |   By: The Newsdesk   |   Category: Watford FC

LUTON/SOUTH BEDS NEWS AGENCYDetectives have launched an investigation after a Watford fan received life-threatening injuries in an unprovoked assault in Wolverhampton on Saturday. The 44-year-old man named as Nicholas Cruwys was with a group of friends making their way to the train station to return home to Hemel Hempstead just after 5pm when they were attacked in the town. Detective Sergeant Adam Keen from West Midlands Police CID, said: “The group of friends were completely outnumbered and the victim suffered a severe head injury which has left him in a critical condition in hospital. “His family have been informed and we are in the process of taking statements from witnesses and locating any CCTV which might have captured those responsible for the attack. “I would urge anyone with information which will help our investigation to contact me as soon as possible on 101.” Watford FC assistant coach, Dean Austin, tweeted: “From all of us at Watford FC, all thoughts are with Nick Cruwys who was viciously attacked after yesterday’s game in Wolves”. “Our thoughts are with his wife and two young children. Keep fighting buddy.” Anyone not wishing to speak to a police officer can give information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.  

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