Man seriously injured in Scarborough assault

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Scarborough which left a man with serious injuries.

The victim, a man in his 50s, was taken to Hull Royal Infirmary suffering from head injuries following the incident outside Scholar’s Bar on Somerset Terrace at around 11pm last night.

His condition is today described as critical.

Officers were called to the scene of a large disturbance outside the bar which led to the man being injured.

A 22-year-old man was arrested close to the scene and is currently in police custody for questioning.

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.