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Man found with life-threatening injuries after town centre attack

A man believed to have been assaulted in a town centre street is fighting for his life in hospital.

The man was found with life-threatening injuries in St James' Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, just before 4am on Sunday.

A Hampshire police spokesman said: "It appears that the man was assaulted. He is currently in a life threatening condition and being treated at Southampton General Hospital."

The spokesman said that the area had been cordoned off with road closures in place while police investigate the attack.


From Belfast Telegraph