Search for witnesses after man is left fighting for his life after suspected New Year's Day attack

Police are investigating a suspected assault on New Year’s Day which left a man fighting for his life.

Saturday, 2nd January 2021, 11:37 am
Updated Saturday, 2nd January 2021, 11:37 am

Durham Constabulary is searching for people who saw the incident, which happened shortly after 10.30am on Friday, January 1, in Dodds Close, Wheatley Hill,

A 33-year-old man was taken to hospital with head injuries and he remains in a critical condition.

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The incident happened in Dodds Close in Wheatley Hill. Image copyright Google Maps.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting incident reference 224 of January 1, or Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.

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