A MAN has been taken to hospital after being attacked in Redcar.

Police were called at around 8.20pm on Monday, July 20 to a report that a man had been assaulted on Redcar High Street, near to The Clocktower Pub.

A 37-year-old man suffered a head injury and was taken to James Cook University Hospital.

He remains there in a stable condition whilst receiving treatment.

Officers are investigating and have a cordon in place in an area on the High Street which is outside the pub.

Cleveland Police believe there were a number of people in the area at the time of the incident and would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed what happened to contact them.

Anyone who may have information regarding the incident is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Dan Cook from Redcar CID on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 117439.

Independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111, or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.