A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Ruthin in the early hours of Saturday morning which has left a young man in hospital.

Police taped off the area around Clwyd Street after the incident which police said left the man in 'a serious conditon' in hospital.

Detective Inspector Jon Russell said: “We would like to thank the public for their assistance in this matter and further request that anyone who may have witnessed the incident contact us.”

The man injured during the incident remains in a serious condition in hospital.

Anyone with information relating to the incident, which happened at around 1.45am today, is asked to call 101 quoting reference W019961.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or contact the control room direct via the web live chat http://www.north-wales.police.uk/contact/chat-support.aspx.