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Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Yeovil

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after an assault in Yeovil in the early hours of Saturday.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary said a 35-year-old man suffered serious head injuries in the attack in Kiddles between 02:00 BST and 02:40 BST.

He was taken to Southmead Hospital in Bristol and is in a critical condition, a spokesman said.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is being questioned by police.

Officers are carrying out forensic and house-to-house inquiries, the spokesman added.

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