Detectives investigating a serious assault in Runcorn are appealing for information
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Detectives investigating a serious assault in Runcorn are appealing for information from members of the public.
Shortly before 8pm on Friday 18 June two men have arrived at an address on Fernhurst and assaulted a 60-year-old man inside the property.
The victim was taken to Warrington District General Hospital with facial injuries.
An investigation is underway and police are asking the public to assist by coming forward with information.
Detective Sergeant Rob McLoughlin, from Runcorn Local Policing Unit, said: “This was a serious assault which left a 60-year-old man with a number of injuries to his face.
“We believe two men arrived at the property and the assault has taken place inside and then the men have left the scene.
“We have been in the local area following numerous enquiries to establish the full circumstances. To assist with our investigation I am appealing to the public to get in touch if they think they saw these men in the run up to or after the assault.
“I also want to hear from anyone who may have CCTV footage or any other information that could help the investigation.”
A 37-year-old man was arrested in Liverpool on suspicion of section 18 assault and after being questioned by police has since been released on conditional bail.
A 34-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday 23 June at an address in Birkenhead.
A large amount of cannabis was recovered from the address.
He is in custody being questioned on suspicion of aggravated burglary and possession with intent to supply cannabis.
If you have information please contact Cheshire Constabulary on 101 and quote IML 1016660.
Information can also be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.