Third man arrested after street incident at Cheddleton

A THIRD man, in his 20’s, has been taken into police custody in connection with a serious incident in Cheddleton earlier this week.

Two men in their 40’s were arrested at the scene shortly after a 23 year old man was assaulted in Grange Road on Tuesday night.

The victim sustained serious injuries and is detained in the Royal Stoke University Hospital in a critical condition.

A police spokesman said: “A detailed investigation into the circumstances of the incident is now under way by detectives, who are pursuing several ines of inquiry.”

Officers will be on high-visibility patrol in the area over the coming days to provide support and reassurance to the community.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymoulsy on 0800 555 111.