Man in critical condition after Shepparton assault

By Ashlea Witoslawski

Shepparton Police are appealing for information in regard to a serious assault which took place early Sunday morning on the corner of Wyndham and Fryers Sts.

Police were called to the scene at about 4am, to a prolonged assault which began outside the Victoria Hotel and moved across the road to Skky Bar and Lounge.

Senior Constable Sarah Trewin said a 23-year-old male from Reservoir was attacked by group of males and transported to a Melbourne hospital in a critical but stable condition.

Sen const Trewin said police were appealing for any witnesses or footage taken during the incident.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Sen const Trewin at Shepparton Police Station on 5820 5777 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.