Man airlifted to hospital after attack in Newquay park

Several people called police to say a man had been seriously assaulted near Trenarth Road Credit: Google Maps

A man is being treated in Derriford Hospital for serious injuries after he was assaulted in a park in Newquay.

Police took multiple calls at around 6pm on Friday reporting a man had been seriously assaulted in the park near Trenarth Road.

Two men are thought to have fled the scene before emergency services arrived.

The victim was treated by ambulance crews before being airlifted to Plymouth where he is still being cared for.

Police are asking for anyone who may have been running in the park or have video footage to get in touch as soon as possible on 101.