Birmingham & Black Country

Arrest after New Year's Day attack in Wolverhampton

A man has been arrested following an assault after a new year party in Wolverhampton which left a teenager critically ill in hospital.

West Midlands Police said the 18-year-old had been attacked in Vaughan Road, Portobello, at 04:30 GMT by a group of men while he waited for a taxi.

A 23-year-old man was arrested in the Bilston area on Monday.

Det Sgt Steve Walter said: "This was a nasty incident which has left a young man very poorly in hospital."

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