A man has been taken to hospital with head injuries after a ‘vicious attack’ near to Lord Street in Southport town centre, Saturday 6 May 2017.

Police remain at the scene this morning and have cordoned off an area outside Pizza express.

Bloods stains are spilt across the pavement inside the cordon.

Paramedics and police officers were called to the scene after the man in the video discovered the unconscious man this morning after he found him down Bank Passage. 

He was found to have facial injuries, including a fractured cheek and jaw and a cut to the head.

He was taken to Southport Hospital for an assessment.