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Man in a critical condition after assault in Telford

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Woodside in Telford.

The assault happened around 8.20pm last night (Monday 28 May) outside The Elizabethan pub, in Park Lane.

A man in his 50s was assaulted causing him to suffer a serious head injury. He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham where he is currently in a critical condition.

Three men have been arrested and are currently in police custody.

Detectives are carrying out enquiries and believe there was an altercation in the pub before the assault took place.

Telford DCI Billy Scott said: "We've been viewing CCTV as part of our enquiries and believe there were a number of people who witnessed the incident who we have not yet spoken to and we would urge these people to get in contact with us. We're interested to speak to anyone who was in the pub or outside at the time of the incident."

Any witnesses should ring West Mercia Police on 671 270519 or alternatively information can be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

ISSUED: 9.30am 280519 EH

Published 28/05/19