Appeal following serious assault in Warrington Date published: 3rd May 2017 11.11am

Officers from Warrington CID are appealing for information after a man was seriously assaulted.

Sometime between 00.30 and 00.45 on Monday 1 May the victim, a 34-year-old man, was walking in an alleyway between Algernon Street and Hulme Street, Warrington, when he was seriously assaulted by a group of unknown men who then fled the scene.

As a result of the incident the victim suffered multiple injuries; he was taken to Aintree hospital where his condition is described as stable.

Investigating Officer DC Maggie Cassidy said: “This was a serious assault and we are keen to trace the people responsible so they can be brought to justice. The victim has suffered possible life-changing injuries and has been left extremely shaken.

“We are currently following a number of lines of enquiry and as part of the investigation I’m keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident and believes that they may have witnessed anything suspicious.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 46 of 1/5/2017. Information can also be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.