Appeal to trace movements of man in 'critical' condition after he was found in Nelson with unexplained head injuries
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Police were called around 10.55pm on Wednesday by hospital staff after a man was admitted with a suspected bleed on the brain.
Earlier in the evening, around 7.50pm, paramedics had been called to an address in Crawford Street where a man, named as Andrius Kadzevicius was found with an unexplained head injury in Nelson.
Police were called around 10.55pm on Wednesday (March 25th) by hospital staff after a man was admitted with a suspected bleed on the brain.
Earlier in the evening, around 7.50pm, paramedics had been called to an address in Crawford Street where a man, who can be named as Andrius Kadzevicius (pictured) was found unresponsive.
Mr Kadzevicius (35) had suffered a head injury. He was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital and later transferred to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment. He is currently in a critical condition.
It is believed Mr Kadzevicius had left his property in Crawford Street on Tuesday evening and returned home on Wednesday.
Detectives are appealing for information about how Mr Kadzevicius suffered his injury and are particularly keen to speak to anyone who may have seen him between 9.30pm on Tuesday (March 24th) and 7pm on Wednesday (March 25th).
Det Ch Insp Zoe Russo, of Lancashire Police’s Force Major Investigation Team, said: “At this time we are carrying out inquiries to establish how Andrius Kadzevicius sustained his injury.
“It is known Andrius left his home address at Crawford Street, Nelson, at around 9.30pm on Tuesday (March 24) and returned home at some point prior to 7pm the following day. I am trying to establish his movements during that time.
“I am appealing to anyone who has any information about his whereabouts during those times or saw Andrius themselves. I understand individuals may be reluctant to come forward if they have not taken the current advice regarding staying at home but I would urge those individuals to make contact and provide information.
“The residents around Crawford Street and surrounding area may see detectives carrying out house to house inquiries. Those officers will be carrying identification and will conduct those enquiries safely in line with social distancing advice.”
Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1513 of March 25th.
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