A WORSLEY man has been charged following a serious assault outside a Crewe pub last month.

At around 6.40pm on Sunday, August 13, police received numerous reports of a fight outside The Raven public house, near to Brookhouse Drive and Davenport Avenue in Crewe.

During the incident, a 44-year-old man suffered serious injuries to his head and arm and was taken to hospital via air ambulance.

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Nathan Thomas, 36, of Wingate Road, Worsley, has been charged with violent disorder and section 18 assault.

Nigel Dunne, 45, of Remer Street, Crewe, has also been charged with violent disorder, while Richard Wharton, of no fixed abode, has been charged with section 18 assault (wounding with intent) and violent disorder.

The three men have appeared at magistrates court with a crown court case scheduled next month.

Cheshire Police superintendent Claire Jesson said: "“We understand the concern this incident is likely to have caused, but we would like to reassure the public that we are doing all we can to establish what took place.

“There will be an increased police presence in the area and we would urge anyone with any concerns to speak to an officer.

“As part of our enquiries, we would like to appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident to get in touch with us.

“We’re also asking anyone who was in the area around the time of the incident to contact us if they saw anything suspicious which could aid our investigation.

“The same goes for those with any CCTV, dashcam, or Ring doorbell footage.

“Please contact Cheshire Police via our website at cheshire.police.uk/tell-us or call 101, quoting IML-1620084.”