STAFFORDSHIRE Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Tamworth on Monday (22 of January).
The assault took place at around 11pm, outside of McDonalds in Ventura Park, and following a brief altercation, an 18-year-old man was punched to the head.
The victim sustained a serious head injury and he was admitted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where his condition is currently described as critical.
A 24-year-old man from Tamworth was arrested in connection with the incident. He has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.
We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who was in the restaurant or car park area between 10.30pm and 11.30pm on Monday evening.
If you witnessed this assault, or have any information please contact us on 101 quoting incident 136 of 23 January.
You can also report information about crime by contacting the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.