Two men have been arrested in connection with a city centre attack in Preston.
At 2.30am on Sunday, a 39-year-old local man was approached by a group of men in Fishergate before being knocked to the floor and kicked in the head.
As a result of a CCTV appeal, two men have contacted the police and have been arrested. They are a 21-year-old from Preston, arrested on suspicion of Section 18 wounding with intent and affray and a 21-year-old from Preston on suspicion of Section 18 wounding with intent.
A third man has been identified and will be helping police with their enquiries.
The victim was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where he is still being treated for a serious head injury.