A MAN is seriously injured in hospital with head and facial injuries following an incident in Middlesbrough in the early hours of this morning, Sunday.

The altercation, involving a group of men, took place near the TS:One bar on Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, at around 1am, Cleveland Police said.

A 24-year-old man was taken to James Cook University Hospital with serious neck and facial injuries.

Three men aged 21, 26 and 33 have been arrested in connection with the incident and they remain in police custody this morning.

An area close to the bar was cordoned off last night and the police cordon remained in place this morning.

  • Anyone with information is asked to contact Middlesbrough CID on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 204899, or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111