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Man remains in hospital following severe attack

Witnesses still being urged to come forward

Police have released more details on a severe attack which left a man in hospital over the weekend.

The male victim received 'significant facial and head injuries' as a result of the assault, which happened at around 11.40pm on Saturday on Empress Drive, Douglas.

He's still in Noble's Hospital in a 'comfortable condition'.

Officers have confirmed a 32 year old male from Douglas was arrested at the scene - he appeared before the Deputy High Bailiff yesterday (Tue) charged with assault.

A woman was also arrested - she's since been released.

The motive for the attack is still unknown.

Police are looking to speak to two male and a female witness - they're urged to contact headquarters on 631212, as their information may prove 'vital' in the ongoing investigation.

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