Man found in Swindon street with critical head injuries

A Wiltshire man is in a critical condition after being attacked in Swindon in the early hours of Monday.

The 27-year-old man was found lying in the road with serious head injuries outside the Kings Arms hotel in Wood Street, at about 04:40 BST.

He was taken to the Great Western Hospital before being transferred to the John Radcliffe Hospital, in Oxford, where he is due to undergo surgery.

Police want to hear from anyone who was in the area between 04:00 and 05:00.

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