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Detectives investigating a serious assault in Creswell have arrested a third man as part of their enquiries.
They are also appealing for information in relation to reports of a group of people fighting in the Elmton Road area in the hours leading up to the incident.
A 49-year-old man suffered serious head injuries after he was assaulted on Elmton Road, near to Ours Bar, at around 1.30am on Saturday 27 January.
He remains in a critical condition in hospital.
Officers arrested a 20-year-old man on Monday 29 January on suspicion of assault and he has been released on police bail while enquiries continue.
Two other men, aged 25 and 24, also arrested on suspicion of assault, remain on bail.
As part of our enquiries, we are particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed any disorder on Elmton Road between around 11.50pm on Friday 26 January and 12.40am on Saturday 27 January.
If you have any information which could help our enquiries, please contact us on the details below, with reference 24*53519:
You can also anonymously contact the independent charity CrimeStoppers, on 0800 555 111, or by visiting the CrimeStoppers website
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