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Attempted murder arrests after Darlaston pub assault

Staffordshire Knot pub Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption The man was assaulted outside the Staffordshire Knot pub just after midnight in the early hours of Sunday morning

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man suffered serious injuries in an attack outside a West Midlands pub.

The 45-year-old is in a critical condition in hospital after the assault at the Staffordshire Knot pub in Darlaston at about midnight on Sunday.

He received several punches and kicks to the head, police said.

Two men, aged 25 and 50, are being held by police and the pub has been cordoned off for forensic examination.

West Midlands Police said it wanted to speak to anyone who was in the pub on Saturday night.

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