Appeal after serious assault

Thursday, December 30, 2021

We are appealing for information after a man was seriously assaulted.

The incident happened at about 7pm on Monday (December 27th) in the beer garden of The Springfield pub on Spendmore Lane in Coppull

The victim, a 53-year-old local man, was involved in an altercation during which he appeared to suffer a serious head injury.

He was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

A 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and bailed until January 25th while police enquiries continue.

Det Chief Insp Mike Gladwin, of South CID, said: “This incident has resulted in a man suffering some extremely serious injuries and while we have made an arrest our enquiries are very much ongoing and I would appeal to anyone who saw what happened or who has any information which could assist to come forward and contact police.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log 1126 of December 27th or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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