A man is in a critical condition after being found near to a cricket club in Staffordshire today.
Police were called at about 4.50am when concerns were raised over the man, in his 60s, after he had left a property in Hammerwich.
Officers searched the area and found him a short distance away near Hammerwich Cricket Club.
The man had suffered injuries and was taken to hospital, where he remains in a critical but stable condition.
Police say no-one else was involved in the incident and officers are not appealing for witnesses.
Dave Henn, chairman of the cricket club, today said: “All we know is that a person was found in the early hours and taken to hospital.
"The club grounds were closed up until about 4pm. Apart from that we have not heard anything else.”Subscribe to our Newsletter