Derby

Man critical after alley attack in Wirksworth

A 24-year-old man is in hospital following a serious assault in an alleyway in Derbyshire.

The incident happened in an alley off Blind Lane in Wirksworth at about 2000 BST on Saturday.

A police spokesman said the victim suffered head injuries and was in a critical condition in Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre.

Officers have appealed for anyone who witnessed the attack or has further information to contact them.

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