Man charged after allegedly fracturing victim's skull

Police have charged a man following the serious assault of a 23-year man at Parkes on Sunday night. 

A 19-year-old man attended Parkes Police Station on Monday and was charged with reckless grievous bodily harm, and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

The man was charged after he allegedly punched a 23-year-old in the stomach and the head.

The 23-year-old fell to the ground and hit his head. 

He remains in Westmead Hospital in a critical but stable condition with a fractured skull.

The 19-year-old was given conditional bail and will appear in Parkes Local Court on February 17.

SECOND MAN IN CENTRAL WEST PUNCHED AND HOSPITALISED

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