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Two men have been arrested today (Wednesday) following a serious assault in Nantwich which left a man with horrific head injuries.
Police say a 42-year-old man has been arrested today on suspicion of attempted murder and a 50-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Both men were arrested at separate addresses and are currently in police custody.
The arrests are in connection with an attack which took place in Nantwich on Sunday (July 27).
Police were made aware at 8.20pm on Sunday of a man inside a flat on Tailors View, Arnold Street, who had suffered severe injuries to his head.
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The 39-year-old was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital.
Detective Inspector Claire Jesson, who is leading the investigation, said: “This is a fast moving investigation and we are continuing to follow a number of lines of enquiry to establish the full circumstances.
“The man sustained horrific injuries during the attack, which I believe took place between 3pm and 4.30pm.
“I am still urging anyone who was in the area of Tailors View, Arnold Street around this time and may have information to come forward.
“If anyone with information feels uncomfortable speaking to police I would encourage you to contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
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A crime scene remains in place at the address and local officers are continuing to patrol the area to provide reassurance.
If you have any information please contact Cheshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously.