A MAN in his 20s is in a serious but stable condition in hospital after being found with unexplained head injuries in a park.

An investigation has been launched after the man, who is now being treated for a bleed on the brain at Whiston Hospital, was found in the park off Valentine Road in Newton-le-Willows shortly after 5pm yesterday, Monday.

Officers and paramedics treated him at the scene and detectives and officers are carrying out enquiries in the area to establish how the man came about his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police contact centre on 101 quoting log number 819 of 4.12.17.

Alternatively witnesses can leave information anonymously with Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111.