Salisbury attack leaves man with 'life changing injury'

A 20-year-old man has been left with what police describe as "life changing injuries" after an attack in Salisbury.

Police believe the injury happened during a fight at about 03:30 BST near the Market Place car park.

The victim was found unconscious with head injuries and was transferred from Salisbury District Hospital to Southampton as his condition worsened.

A man, 24, has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and remains in custody.

Det Sgt James Stannard, of Wiltshire Police, said: "The incident occurred at a time when there were numerous people in the area.

"This young man has serious head injuries that may change his life and we appeal to the public to help us in establishing what happened."

The victim is now in a critical but stable condition, police have said.

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