Detectives are appealing for witnesses to an assault that occurred in the early hours of this morning (11 September) and left a man in a critical condition in hospital.
Police were called to a report of an assault in the Market Place in Uttoxeter at around 1:50am.
When officers arrived the one male victim needed emergency medical treatment and was taken to hospital by paramedics where he remains.
An 18-year-old man from Birmingham was arrested on suspicion of violence against the person and remains in custody for questioning.
Anyone with information about this incident or who might have been involved, or anyone who has outwardly facing CCTV in this area should contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 77 of 11 September. Alternatively, for guaranteed anonymity, contact Crimestoppers at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/