Three arrests as assault inquiry continues

Police tonight said they are continuing to appeal for witnesses following an incident in Lyde Green which left a man in a critical condition in hospital.

Officers were called to Willowherb Road at 1.42am to a report of a man having been detained by members of the public after allegedly trying to break into cars.

Officers attended by 1.51am and found the man to be unresponsive. An ambulance arrived at 2.05am and the man was taken to hospital where he remains in intensive care.

Three men aged 25, 35 and 49 have now been arrested on suspicion of GBH and remain in police custody.

If you have information about the incident and have not yet spoken with officers, call 101 and give the call handler the reference 5219628280.