Man found with head injuries - pair charged with assault

A police officer at the scene where a man was assaulted and suffered a severe head injury
A police officer at the scene where a man was assaulted and suffered a severe head injury

Two men have been charged after a man was assaulted in Wigan.

Thomas William Wood, 31, of Montrose Avenue, Wigan has been charged with section 18 assault and has been remanded in custody to appear at Wigan Magistrates’ court on Friday.

Jamie Scott Wood, 29, of Montrose Avenue, Wigan has also been charged with section 18 assault and has been remanded in custody to appear at Wigan Magistrates’ court on Friday.

At 1.25am on Wednesday 16 March 2016 a 39-year-old man was found collapsed on the pavement opposite Kwikfit on Wallgate by two members of the public who contacted the emergency services.

The man was taken to hospital where he is being treated for a serious head injury, and remains in a serious condition.