St Leonards man critically hurt in 'assault' at his home

A man has appeared in court accused of causing grievous bodily harm after an alleged assault in which a 38-year-old St Leonards man was critically injured.

Gary Norton, 37, of Stockleigh Road, St Leonards, was remanded in custody by Hastings magistrates to appear at Lewes Crown Court on 25 January.

A man with a serious head injury was found in a flat in the road on Tuesday.

He was transferred from Conquest Hospital in Hastings to Southampton General Hospital's neurological unit.

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