At around 6.50pm last night (5 December) a 24-year-old-man sustained critical injuries after being assaulted at the Sussex Street Skate Park walkway underneath the tram tracks, near the Nottingham College campus.
The attack followed an altercation with a group of around five to ten people who then ran from the scene in the direction of High Pavement and Cliff Road.
The incident resulted in him sustaining a life-threatening head injury. Paramedics attended the scene and the victim was taken to hospital where he remains.
A police presence remains at the scene this morning (6 December) as officers continue to investigate the circumstances of this incident.
Any witnesses to this incident are urged to call 101 quoting incident 635 of 5 December.
If you wish to remain anonymous, make a report online via Crimestoppers or call 0800 555 111.