Teen arrested in connection with Nantwich assault that left man critical

Detectives investigating a serious assault in Nantwich have arrested a 17-year-old boy.

A 39-year-old man was found with severe injuries to his head at a flat on Tailors View, Arnold Street, at 8.20pm on Sunday (26 July).

He remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

Police say a teenager was arrested in Stockport on suspicion of attempted murder, and is currently in custody waiting to be questioned by officers.

Yesterday a 42-year-old man charged with attempted murder in connection with the incident appeared before Crewe Magistrates.

He is due to appear at Chester Crown Court on 27 August.

A 50-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on conditional bail.

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