Man seriously hurt in assault in Taunton town centre

A 30-year-old man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was assaulted in Somerset.

The man suffered the serious head injuries in the assault which happened in the early hours in Taunton town centre.

He is now being treated at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol.

Police have arrested a 21-year-old man. An area of the town's high street remained cordoned off while forensic teams searched the site.

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