Man suffers serious head injury in assault

A MAN was taken to hospital suffering from a serious head injury after an alleged assault at his home in Stockleigh Road, St Leonards yesterday (Tuesday).

Police were called to the block of flats at 2.20pm after a report that 38-year old man living there had been assaulted.

He was taken to Conquest Hospital and was later transferred to the neurological ward at Southampton General Hospital where his condition is currently described as critical.

Gary Norton, 37, of Stockleigh Road, has been charged with grivous bodily harm with intent and will appear at Hastings Magistrates Court tomorrow (Thursday, November 8).