Man in critical but stable condition following brutal attack

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A young man is in hospital in a critical but stable condition following a brutal attack in Burnley last night (Thursday).

The 24-year-old man was found collapsed with head injuries in Sefton Terrace, in the Piccadilly area of Burnley at around 10pm.

He was taken to the Preston Royal Infirmary where he is still being treated.

A police spokesman said a number of people were at the scene when officers arrived.

A 24-year-old man from Burnley has been arrested on suspicion of Section 18 wounding with intent and is currently in police custody.