A 50-year-old man suffered serious head injuries in an assault at a Newark pub.

The victim was taken to the King's Mill Hospital, Sutton-in-Ashfield, where he remains in a stable condition following the incident in the Atrium, in Castlegate, between 2am and 3am on Sunday (April 16).

A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and had been released under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 78 of April 16, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.