A DJ is fighting for his life after violent attack in a pub.

The attack happened in The Oddfellows pub in St Helens Road, Daubhill, at 12.35am on Saturday.

Police said they found a man, aged 30, believed to be a DJ at the pub, unconscious with a serious head injury.

The victim, who had to be sedated after the attack, is now in hospital, where his condition is said to be stable.

A woman, believed to be a staff member, was also attacked during the incident.

Nearby residents said she suffered a broken nose.

Two men have been arrested in connection with the attacks and have since been bailed.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 0161 8565595 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.