Man suffers skull fracture following alleged brawl

A MAN suffered a suspected fractured skull in an alleged brawl in Scout Hill, Dewsbury, on Monday night.

Five suspects, all Asian and aged 17, 25, 26, 27 and 43, were arrested on suspicion of assault on Broad Street at around 11pm.

Two of them were treated in hospital, one of who is believed to have suffered a fractured skull.

Weapons including sticks and hammers were allegedly used in a fight thought to be related to a family dispute.

Six police cars and a van attended and Thornville Street was closed for a time.

Anyone with information should call Dewsbury CID on 101.

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