A MAN ended up in hospital after being struck with an object.

Emergency services were called to Crown Avenue in Cudworth Monday at around 9.15pm after a 57-year-old man sustained serious injuries to his head after reportedly being struck with an object.

He currently remains in hospital in a critical condition, although his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

The street was cordoned off whilst investigations were underway and a 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm in connection to the incident. He currently remains in police custody.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 1184 of July 23. You can also speak to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.