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Detectives are appealing for information following a serious assault in Widnes.
At around 6.15am today (Saturday 3 September) a report was received that a 21-year-old local man had assaulted on Gladstone Street.
The man was taken to Aintree hospital with serious head injuries. He remains in a stable condition.
A 33-year-old man from Runcorn has been arrested on suspicion of section 18 assault. He remains in custody being questioned by detectives.
A 24-year-old woman from Widnes was also arrested on suspicion of public order offences.
Police are now appealing for anyone who may have information about the incident to come forward.
Detective Inspector Alison White said: “I know that this incident may cause some concern in the local community however we are working hard to establish what has taken place here.
“There are a number of enquiries underway in relation to this incident and as part of these I am keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area around the time of the incident to come forward.
“We also want to see any dashcam or CCTV footage that covers the Gladstone Street area as we believe this could assist with our investigation.
“Any information that you believe you may have, no matter how small it may be, please get in touch.”
Anyone with information is urged to contact Cheshire Police via the Cheshire Police website or call 101 quoting IML 1358217.
Information can also be passed on to Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or online via the Crimestoppers website.
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