Lancashire

Two arrests over Blackburn head injury man

Two people have been arrested after a man was found with life-threatening head injuries following an assault in Lancashire.

The man, 32, was found unconscious at an address in Fielding Crescent, Blackburn, at 11:15 GMT on Tuesday.

He was taken to hospital for surgery and remains in a critical condition, police said.

Two men, aged 42 and 26, from Blackburn, have been arrested on suspicion of wounding.

The victim is thought to have been involved in an argument before he was attacked, Lancashire Constabulary said.

Officers are urging anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area between Monday evening and the early hours of Tuesday to come forward.

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