Detectives investigating a serious assault in Clitheroe have charged a man.
Officers were called by the Ambulance Service around 5.40am on Friday (December 8) following reports a man had been found with serious injuries on Greenacre Street.
The victim, 65, was taken by ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.
He is believed to have suffered a number of serious injuries including a fractured skull.
Following extensive enquiries a man was arrested by police in connection with the offence.
Joseph Ingham, 23, of Beech Street, Clitheroe, has been charged with Section 18 - grievous bodily harm with intent and remanded to appear at Blackburn Magistrates Court tomorrow (Monday, December 11).