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In Tuesday's Gazette: So you call this justice?
8:50am Tuesday 21st August 2012 in News
The victim of a brutal assault in Colchester High Street fears she will never get justice after latest attempts to charge a suspect failed.
Nikki Brewer, who was knocked to the ground in a late-night attack which was shown on Crimewatch, is devastated by the decision.
A man, 31, arrested on suspicion of assault, has now been released without charge because the incident was classed as common assault, which only has a six-month time limit for prosecution.
Also in Tuesday's Gazette:
- A vision of how a sport and leisure park could take shape in the north of Colchester has been unveiled. Fields surrounding Colchester United's community stadium at Cuckoo Farm will be transformed into leisure facilities, a hotel and space for offices and industrial units.
- A great-grandmother will conquer her fear of heights by abseiling town Colchester Town Hall in memory of her brother, who was killed four years ago.
- Developers are still hoping to turn a former Colchester pub into a convenience store.
- For all the pictures and reaction from the weekend's carnivals in Clacton and Mersea, see our four-page special in today's Gazette.
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