A MAN is appearing in court this morning, charged in connection with a serious assault on a man and a woman in Trowbridge on Friday.

Andrew Smith, aged 24, of Stratford Close, in Toothill, Swindon, has been charged with grievous bodily harm and assault by beating.

He was held in custody and is due to appear at Salisbury Magistrates Court this morning (Tuesday).

The incident happened in the early hours of Friday, January 10 in the Castle Street area, close to the Kings Arms.

A man and woman were assaulted near to a black Vauxhall Corsa which was parked in the area.

The woman – a local woman aged in her 20s – was treated for her injuries at the scene.

The man – also aged in his 20s – is being treated in hospital for a serious head injury.