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New Year attack victim's condition improving
A MAN who was found unconscious after a New Year’s Eve attack which left him with serious head injuries is responding to treatment says police.
Michael Cunliffe was attacked near the junction of Arrowsmith Road opposite The Jade Garden Chine takeaway Church Road just before midnight.
The 40-year-old from Haydock was found in a critical condition, however his condition is improving.
Karl Hazelden, 28, from Balharry Avenue, Haydock, has been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm and appeared at St Helens Magistrates' Court on Saturday morning (January 4).
A 17-year-old from Parr has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.