Man seriously hurt after 'assault' on Stafford Road in Cannock
Written by The Newsroom on January 21, 2020
Medics treated a 37-year-old for serious injuries after a violent incident in Cannock.
Police and ambulance staff – including the MERIT trauma doctor – said they were called to Stafford Road, following a 999 call just after midnight on Saturday, January 18.
He was taken to hospital for further treatment, a spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said.
They added: “We were called to the Littleton Arms on the Stafford Road in Cannock at midnight on Saturday morning.
“Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor attended the scene and treated a man who had sustained serious injuries before conveying him to hospital for further emergency treatment.”
Police confirmed a 35-year-old man had been arrested and bailed as enquires continue.
A spokeswoman for Staffordshire Police said: “A man has been arrested following an assault in Huntington in the early hours of Saturday morning.
“Police were called by colleagues at the ambulance service just after 12.05am to reports that a man had been assaulted on Stafford Road.
“The 37-year-old man was taken to New Cross Hospital by ambulance with a head injury.
“A 35-year-old man, from Cannock, was arrested later that morning on suspicion of assault grievous bodily harm. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries.
“Anyone with any information should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 5 of 18 January, call 101.”
People are asked to quote crime reference 20BW/294629V/19 when passing on information.
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