A man remains in Wollongong Hospital with serious head injuries after he was allegedly assaulted at a Wollongong hotel in the early hours of Sunday.
Emergency services were called to the Burelli Street venue shortly after 3.15am, following reports of an assault.
Police were told a 23-year-old man was punched by another man, causing him to fall backwards, hit his head on the concrete and become unconscious.
According to police, the other man fled the scene in the company of a second unknown man.
The 23-year-old man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before he was taken to Wollongong Hospital, where he remains with serious head injuries.
Officers attached to Wollongong Police District have commenced an investigation into the incident.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have information, or vision of the incident, to contact Wollongong Police Station, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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