Man charged over serious assault

The area around Scholars Bar on Somerset Terrace sealed off by police after a fight leaves a man in Hull Royal Infirmary. Picture by Neil Silk 131751d.
The area around Scholars Bar on Somerset Terrace sealed off by police after a fight leaves a man in Hull Royal Infirmary. Picture by Neil Silk 131751d.
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A man has been charged following a serious assault over the weekend which has left a 50-year-old in a critical condition in hospital.

Police investigating the serious assault in Somerset Terrace have charged a 22-year-old man with grievous bodily harm without intent.

He is due to appear at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court today.

The charge follows a incident among passers by opposite Scholar’s Bar at around 11pm on Saturday.

The 50-year-old victim remains in a critical condition at Hull Royal Infirmary.

Somerset Terrace was closed to traffic and pedestrians throughout the day yesterday as police investigated the scene.