Two charged over serious assault on man in Southport

Two men have been charged with attacking a 24-year-old man found with serious head injuries in Merseyside.

The victim remains in a critical condition in hospital having been discovered in Houghton Street, Southport, at 13:15 BST on Friday.

A man aged 18, of Hoghton Street, Southport and a 19-year-old man, of Valley Close, Crosby were charged with section 18 wounding offences.

They will appear at Liverpool and Knowsley Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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