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Man in 'serious condition' after Douglas assault

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after an assault in Douglas, police said.

The incident took place at about 03:00 GMT on Loch Promenade close to the junction with Walpole Avenue.

Officers said the man was taken to Nobles Hospital suffering from head injuries.

Insp Mark Newey, from Isle of Man Constabulary, said: "This is a very serious incident where a man has received significant injuries."

He added: "We understand that a man involved in this incident was picked up from the location by an unknown vehicle and I am looking for the driver to come forward."

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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