March 2, 2020 8.36 am This story is over 44 months old

Man in critical condition after Grimsby attack

The victim was rushed to hospital with critical injuries

A man is fighting for his life after a serious assault in Grimsby at the weekend.

A 41-year-old man was arrested by police in connection with the attack just before midnight on Saturday, February 29.

The victim was with a woman when he left the Valiant pub, where they had attended an event.

At the same time, another event-goer is said to have left the venue and followed them across the road.

Police said an altercation followed, but the reasons for this were not clear.

The victim fell to the floor and was immediately taken to hospital.

His condition was described as critical.

The second man was arrested at the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident has been asked to call police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 55511, quoting log number 669 of February 29.