Man injured at Morecambe pub is ‘critical but stable’

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A man was in a critical but stable condition in hospital after being hurt in an ‘altercation’ at a Morecambe pub.

The 72-year-old man was found at the Kings Arms in Morecambe with serious head injuries and taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.

Police cordoned off the scene following the incident at Kings Arms, Morecambe.

Police cordoned off the scene following the incident at Kings Arms, Morecambe.

A police spokesman said they believed the man’s injuries came about following an altercation with door staff.

Det Sgt Mark Dickinson, of Lancashire Police, said: “Although the male’s head injury is serious, we believe it was the result of a low-level confrontation with a member of security at the pub.

“We do not believe it was a sustained or violent attack.”

Police were called to the Marine Road Central pub at 11.40pm on Friday.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1738 of May 13.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org .

A 41-year-old man from Lancaster was arrested in connection with the incident on suspicion of Section 20 wounding/causing grievous bodily harm without intent.

He has been bailed until June 21.