Derby

Arrest after Derbyshire head injury attack

Police cordon in Hilton
Image caption Police said a youth on a BMX-style bicycle could be a vital witness

A man is in critical condition after suffering head injuries in a suspected assault in Derbyshire.

Police were called to an area near to the village hall in Hilton, near Derby, just after midnight.

The 51-year-old victim, who is from Derby, was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham.

Police said a 21-year-old Hilton man had been arrested and was in custody. They appealed for the rider of a BMX-style bike seen nearby to get in touch.

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