19/07/2016 Middlesbrough

Man Arrested Following Serious Assault in Middlesbrough

Officers have this morning arrested a 29-year-old man from the Middlesbrough area in connection with a serious assault in Middlesbrough.

The incident took place outside Gigi’s Pizza Shop on Linthorpe Road at around 2.05am on Saturday 9th July.

A 48-year-old man from the Middlesbrough area remains in a critical condition at James Cook University Hospital following the incident.

The 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in custody at this time.

Detectives would still like to speak to a number of people who helped with first aid at the scene who have yet to come forward. 

Any witnesses are asked to contact DC Bonnie Dowson from Cleveland Police Major Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on www.crimestoppers-uk.org