Serious assaults southern suburbs, South Australia

A man was admitted to hospital last night after suffering serious head and leg injuries after allegedly being assaulted at a Seaford Rise address. A second man is in a critical condition after allegedly being assaulted at a Park Holme address last night.

Just after 6pm on Friday 23 October, police were called to Clearwater Crescent at Seaford Rise after a man reported he was assaulted. The victim, a 25-year-old man from Seaford Rise, received non-life threatening head and leg injuries as a result of the assault and he was taken to Flinders Medical Centre where he is being treated.

About an hour and a half later, Southern District Detectives were called to Finders Medical Centre after a man was admitted with serious head injuries and lacerations to his arms.

The 33-year-old victim from Hackham remains in a serious condition in hospital.

Major Crime Detectives investigating the assault attended an address in Park Holme where the offence is alleged to have taken place.

Police are investigating if the incidents are linked and are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au – you can remain anonymous.

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