Accused attacker remains on bail

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A MAN charged with an attack on a dad which left him fighting for his life has appeared in court.

Iain Eldridge, 35, suffered a brain injury from a single punch that left him in a coma during a New Year’s Day attack.

Paul Oakden has been charged with grievous bodily harm following the unprovoked attack on the Auckley father in Bawtry.

Oakden, 21, of Kingswood Close, Bawtry, was committed to Doncaster Crown Court for a preliminary hearing.

His case has been adjourned until April 30 following his court appearance on Tuesday.

Oakden remains on conditional bail.