Man suffers serious head injuries in Morecambe street attack

A man has suffered serious head injuries after he was punched in the face near a cash machine.

The 35-year-old man banged his head when he fell to the ground in Pedder Street, Morecambe, Lancashire.

He was found unconscious at 12:50 BST on Saturday and was taken to hospital for treatment. His condition has been described as critical but stable.

Two men and two women were near to the man when he was assaulted by another man, police said.

Det Ch Insp Andy Gilbert said: "We urgently need to speak with the two men and two women stood next to the victim at the time of the assault and anyone who thinks they have seen this group of people."

The victim was initially taken to Royal Lancaster Hospital but was transferred to Royal Preston Hospital.

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