Limavady assault: Man charged with grievous bodily harm

Police officer outside a house in Limavady

A 32-year-old man has been charged with grievous bodily harm after a man was left in a critical condition following an assault in Limavady, County Londonderry.

The victim, 23, was assaulted on Wednesday in the Glenbeg Walk area of the town around 18:30 GMT.

He was taken to hospital on Thursday where it was confirmed he had suffered a serious head injury.

The PSNI has appealed for witnesses.

The 32-year-old man has also been charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice.