Arrest over assault in Progress Place, Liverpool

A man has been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Liverpool city centre.

Merseyside Police said a 35-year-old man from Everton had been arrested over the attack which happened in Progress Place on Wednesday morning.

The victim, who is 22-years-old, remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition with serious head injuries.

The man is currently in police custody, being interviewed by detectives.

Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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