Man charged with attempted murder in Finsbury Park

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a serious assault in Finsbury Park, north London.

Thomas O'Connell, 25, of Harringay, north London, is accused of attacking a 26-year-old man who suffered serious head injuries at 2315 GMT on Tuesday.

The victim, who has not been named by police, was found close to the Manor House entrance of the park and is in a critical condition in hospital.

Mr O'Connell is due at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court on Saturday.

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