Police are appealing for information following an incident at a pub in Swiss Cottage that has left a 72-year-old man with critical head injuries and a second man in hospital.
Officers were called to Finchley Road, NW3 at 2242hrs on Friday, 29 May to reports of men fighting outside the North Star Public House.
On arrival police found two injured men.
A man in his 40s was taken by London Ambulance Service (LAS) to a north London hospital for treatment to non life threatening head injuries.
A 72-year-old man sustained life threatening head injuries and was taken to a north London hospital by LAS where his condition is currently critical.
At this early stage officers believe that an altercation may have taken place inside the pub and continued on the street outside the venue.
Anyone who has information concerning the events surrounding this incident should contact Camden Police by dialing 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. All information will be treated in strictest confidence.
No arrests. Enquiries are ongoing.