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Man arrested on suspicion of assault following altercation in Nuneaton town centre

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault following an incident on Harefield Road in Nuneaton today (Saturday, 15 July).

Police were called at around 1.05pm, to reports of an altercation between two men, believed to be known to each other.

Shortly after the incident, one of the men, a man in his 60s, was taken ill. He is receiving treatment at George Eliot Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

The arrested man, aged 46, remains in police custody at this time.

Detective Sergeant Daniel Freeman said: "We are appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident, or saw the two people involved beforehand to come forward and speak to police.

"Anyone with any information should contact police on 101 quoting incident 221 of 15 July 2017 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org."

 

Issued: 4.45pm Saturday 15 July 2017, Helen Blake, Corporate Communications

Published 15/07/17