Police investigating an assault in Vicars Cross appeal for witnesses Date published: 4th August 2017 5.34pm

Police in Chester investigating an assault in Vicars Cross are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

At around 3.30am on Saturday, 29 July a 27-year-old man was approached by two men as he walked along Lancaster Drive.

The men launched an unprovoked attack on him before leaving the scene in a black car heading down Clarence Avenue towards Queens Road.

The victim was taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital with injuries including a laceration to his leg which required stitches and has since been discharged.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident 117 of 29 July. Information can also be passed on anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.