A MAN  in his 20s has been charged with assault following an incident at Marks & Spencer store in Weavers Wharf shopping complex in Kidderminster town centre on Thursday, February 27.

A 51-year-old security guard was airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries, his condition has improved and stabilised, but he remains in hospital in the critical care unit.

Michael Joseph Williams, aged 29 from Kidderminster, was arrested shortly after the incident and was charged on Friday, February 28 with assault and seven thefts from the store.

He has been remanded into police custody to appear at Worcester Magistrates’ Court.