Merseyside Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in New Brighton in the early hours of Boxing Day.

Emergency services were called at around 2.45am, following a report that a 30-year-old man had been assaulted on Marine Promenade, close to Evo’s Loft nightclub.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment for serious head injuries where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

An investigation has been launched and a forensic examination of the scene has taken place. CCTV opportunities are also being explored.

Map shows Marine Promenade, New Brighton Credit: Google Maps

"The incident happened at a time when many people celebrating Christmas would have been out and possibly heading home and getting taxis.

Detective Inspector Gary Stratton, Wirral CID
  • Anyone with information can call officers on 0151 777 2265 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.