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Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Runcorn.
At around 5pm on 30 January a 31-year-old man was walking along Mersey Road, near the Jubilee Bridge, when four men assaulted him.
The men were carrying weapons, with one carrying a sword type weapon and a second carrying what appeared to be a hammer.
The second man with the hammer struck the victim causing a serious facial injury.
DC Kayleigh Brown said:
“I would urge anyone who witnessed the assault or has dash cam footage that may help, to contact us so that we can find those responsible.”
Anyone with information should contact Cheshire Police via the website quoting IML 1189999.
Alternatively, information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.