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'Citizen's arrest' theft suspect in critical condition

image captionThe man was found in Willowherb Road, Emersons Green

A man who was allegedly trying to break into cars is critically ill after being detained by members of the public.

He was found "unresponsive" by officers called to Willowherb Road in the Emersons Green area of Bristol at about 01:40 GMT.

The man is now in intensive care and three men aged 25, 35 and 49 have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

Avon and Somerset Police is urging witnesses to come forward.

image captionAvon and Somerset Police urged witnesses to contact them

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