Appeal after man seriously injured in Wigan bar

The Plantation Bar and Grill. Pic courtesy of Google
The Plantation Bar and Grill. Pic courtesy of Google

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered a serious head injury in a bar in Wigan.

Shortly before 2.30am this morning (Friday, May 12) police were alerted to a man with a head injury.

The 30-year-old was found on the floor of the Plantation Bar and Grill on Wigan Road with a serious wound to his head.

He was taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

Wigan detectives are trying to piece together exactly what happened to him and are appealing to anyone who might have been in the bar that night.

Detective Inspector Richard Thompson, from GMP’s Wigan borough, said: “We are in the very early stages of this investigation, so we are not clear on exactly what happened.

“We don’t know how he came to suffer the injuries he has and it’s our priority to get to the bottom of this.

“This man is currently fighting for his life and our thoughts remain with his loved ones.

“CCTV is currently being reviewed and we want to provide his family with the answers they deserve.

“I would urge anyone who was in the bar or might have seen something to please call us.

“You might think it’s really small or insignificant but it could really help us piece together the events of the night.”

Anyone with any information should call police on 101 quoting incident number 161 of 12 May 2017.