A SHIPSTON man is in a critical condition after being assaulted outside a nightclub in Cheltenham.

The incident happened at at about 2.30am on Tuesday outside Moo Moo’s Nightclub on Regent Street.

The 21-year-old suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Cheltenham General Hospital for treatment. He has since been transferred to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol.

An 18-year-old from Moreton has been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in police custody in Cheltenham. Officers want to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who was in the nightclub shortly before the incident. Anyone with information that could help the investigation can call police on 101 quoting incident 24 of November 13.

You can also remain anonymous and contact the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or crimestoppersuk.org. In some cases Crimestoppers offers rewards of up to £1,000 where information