Detectives are urgently appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was assaulted during disorder at a Streetly pub last night (April 18).
At around 7.50pm a fight broke out in the garden of The Deerâ€™s Leap in Queslett Road.
A 27-year-old man was punched to the floor and has been taken to hospital where he is currently in a critical condition.
When officers arrived they arrested a 27-year-old man and a 22-year-old in connection with the disorder. Both men remain in police custody today.
Detective Inspector Gary Plant, from Force CID, said: “It was a sunny bank holiday afternoon and we know the pub was busy with drinkers all day.
“The disorder broke out in the middle of the evening and there would have been a number of people who have information about what happened.
“We are still in the early stages of this investigation and the pub will remain closed today while a forensic examination takes place.”
Anyone who was at The Deerâ€™s Leap yesterday and has any information should contact Det Insp Plant on 101 or call the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, onÂ 0800 555 111.