A 47-YEAR-OLD Brixham man has appeared in court charged with a violent attack which left a man in hospital.
Paul Village, of Fern Close, is accused of maliciously wounding Keith Iszard on Tuesday, October 8.
Mr Iszard was left with serious head injuries as a result of the alleged late-night assault in Fore Street.
He is still being treated at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.
Village pleaded not guilty when he appeared at Torquay Magistrates' Court.
He was granted conditional bail and told to live at an address in Kingskerswell.
The case was sent straight to Exeter Crown Court. Village must appear there on October 31.