A MAN has been charged following an assault in Whitby that left a man with serious head injuries.

It happened outside Porto Pizza on Windsor Terrace at around 12.05am on Sunday, February 24.

A man in his 40s suffered serious head injuries during the assault and was taken to hospital for treatment where he remains.

A 28-year-old man from Nottinghamshire has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. 

Officers continue to appeal for witnesses and in particular are asking anyone who was in Porto Pizza between 11.45pm on Saturday, February 23and 12.15am on Sunday, February 24 to contact them regardless whether they witnessed the assault or not.

Police can be contacted on 101.