Appeal after Man is Left with Serious Head Injuries Following Assault in Billingham

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault which has left a man with serious head injuries.

The assault happened between 1am and 1.30am on Monday 28th May outside of Cowpen Sports and Leisure Club on Cowpen Lane in Billingham.

A 26-year-old man remains at James Cook University Hospital in a stable condition.

A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of section 18 wounding and he has been released under investigation.

Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact Detective Constable Andrew Redhead from Stockton Operational Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 094944. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.