Man found unconscious outside Queenstown bar

A man remains in hospital in a serious condition after he was found unconscious with a head injury outside a Queenstown cafe and bar.

Police were called to reports of a fight at Graze in Lake Hayes Estate suburb shortly after 10pm on Friday.

The 48-year-old was found lying on the ground. 

Senior Sergeant Paula Enoka, of Queenstown, said when officers arrived no one was fighting and the man on the ground was unconscious.

"He had a big knock to the back of his head.''

He was rushed to Queenstown's Lakes District Hospital, then transferred to Dunedin Hospital.

Police are appealing to the public for any information.

"There were plenty of people around so we believe people have seen what's happened,'' Sen Sgt Enoka said.

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