Re-appeal after serious assault

Detectives investigating a serious assault in Whaley Bridge are re-appealing for witnesses.

The 22-year-old victim was with friends near the pool table of The Railway pub when he got into an argument with another customer. The man hit the victim around the head with the thick end of a pool cue. He suffered a serious brain injury and has been in hospital ever since. The assault happened at 11pm on Friday August 30.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.