A MAN who was badly beaten up last night is in hospital with serious injuries.

The victim was assaulted in Bridgwater, with his attacker believed to be from Taunton.

It is believed that the victim made his way to a home near to where he was left and phoned the police.

He is currently being treated in Taunton's Musgrove Park Hospital.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesman said: "We’ve launched an investigation after a man was assaulted in Bridgwater last night. Our enquiries are ongoing."

A source said the victim had been stabbed, although that has not been confirmed by the police.