Tyne & Wear

Man, 24, charged with assault of a man, 43, in Durham

A man has been charged with assault after a man is left in intensive care.

The assault happened in Crook, County Durham on Friday at a house in Sycamore Gardens.

A 43-year-old man suffered head injuries and is in a critical but stable condition in intensive care at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.

Christopher Morgan, 24, has been charged with section 18 assault and will appear before Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court on Monday.

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