Man arrested after row that closed Worcester street

CLOSED: The incident happened shortly after 10am at the Cornmarket end of Mealcheapen Street.

CLOSED: The incident happened shortly after 10am at the Cornmarket end of Mealcheapen Street.

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A MAN was arrested after row in the centre of Worcester this morning.

The incident happened shortly after 10am at the Cornmarket end of Mealcheapen Street, outside the Royal Exchange pub.

One man allegedly assaulted another, causing him injuries including bleeding from a head wound.

A man was arrested, although police could give no further details. 

The injured party declined hospital treatment, a police spokesman said.

Part of Mealcheapen street where the attack occurred was cordoned off with crime-scene tape while police investigated the incident.

The street, which is pedestrianised, was later re-opened.

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1:17pm Fri 1 Aug 14

green49 says...

Why on earth was the street closed for this?????? ridiculous.
Why on earth was the street closed for this?????? ridiculous. green49
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12:42pm Mon 11 Aug 14

Marant says...

To preserve evidence? To enable spilt blood to be cleaned up? Lots of possible reasons. Not ridiculous at all.
To preserve evidence? To enable spilt blood to be cleaned up? Lots of possible reasons. Not ridiculous at all. Marant
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