A CAERPHILLY man is in a critical condition after he was assaulted outside the town’s Irish Tymes pub over the weekend.

Gwent Police were called to the pub at 1.45am on Sunday, August 24.

The 26-year-old suffered a serious head injury and is receiving treatment at the University Hospital Wales in Cardiff.

Police said a 23-year-old Caerphilly man has been arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent and released on police bail pending further enquiries until October 13.

If anyone has information about the incident, contact the police on 101.