Man suffers facial injuries in pub assault

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered facial injuries in an assault in Birstall.

The incident happened between 11.30pm on Saturday May 7 and 12.30am on Sunday May 8 at the Old Wine and Spirit Public House on Huddersfield Road.

Two men assaulted a 38-year-old man at the pub, who suffered serious facial injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Detective Constable Oliver Coates, at Kirklees CID, said: “This was a violent assault and we are appealing to members of the public who were at the pub that evening who may have witnessed this incident.

“Anyone with any information is asked to contact me at Huddersfield Police station on 01484 436524 quoting reference 13160206569 or contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”