Four men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man sustained head injuries in an assault in Larne, County Antrim.
The injured man, who is in his 40s, was attacked near Laharna Retail Park at about 21:30 BST on Monday.
Police said he was taken to hospital where remains in a critical condition.
The men who were arrested are aged 25, 29, 31 and 45. They remain in police custody.