Police appeal for witnesses after man left in critical condition - The Leamington Observer

Police appeal for witnesses after man left in critical condition

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was left a man in critical condition.

A man was arrested on suspicion of assault following an altercation in Leamington at the junction of Victoria Terrace and Parade, around 3.30am this morning (Tuesday).

A man in his 20s suffered serious injuries and was rushed to hospital where he is in a critical condition.

The 23-year-old suspect is in police custody.

Det sgt Collette O’Keefe said: “A thorough investigation is ongoing, and we will be carrying out patrols in the area over the next few days to reassure the public.

“A police cordon which was put in place in the early hours of this morning has since been removed.

“I would urge anyone who has any information about this incident to come forward. We are particularly keen to speak to a man who was seen in the area on a bike as he could be a key witness. He’s described as being Asian, in his late teens and of skinny build, and was wearing a dark jacket.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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