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Man in critical condition following attack in Leek

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after suffering a serious head injury during an attack on West Street in Leek.

The incident happened outside the CO-OP store at around 8.40pm yesterday evening (July 19).

The victim was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital by ambulance.

Staffordshire Police say a man has been arrested in connection with the incident, and remains in custody.

Detectives were working with forensics teams to establish the circumstances of the incident and enquires are on-going.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information about the incident can call 101 quoting incident number 750 of 19 July.

Alternatively, for guaranteed anonymity, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. 

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