Man due in court in connection with serious assault in Derry-Londonderry

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By David Hunter

A 42 year old man has been charged with grievous bodily harm and cultivating cannabis following a serious assault in Derry-Londonderry. 

The suspect was detained after a 60 year old man was found badly injured inside a property in Sperrin Park around 8 yesterday.

The victim remains seriously ill in hospital.

The suspect is due before Londonderry Magistrates Court later.

Detective Sergeant Brian Reid said: "The suspect was detained after a 60 year old man was found badly injured inside a property in Sperrin Park at around 8am this morning.

"The victim has since been taken to hospital where he is understood to be in a very serious condition this afternoon.

"We would like to hear from anyone with information regarding this crime or anyone who can assist the investigation in any way."

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