Victim critical following assault

Photo by Miranda Chant, Blackburn News

Police in London are appealing to the public for information after a man was violently assaulted near Western University.

The London Police Service said officers responded to the area of Western Road and Sarnia Road at around 2 a.m. on Saturday following a 911 call regarding the assault.

Officers located a man who had suffered serious injuries who was then rushed to hospital. Police said the male victim remains in critical condition.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact police at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).