Appeal: Serious Assault, Warwick Road, Batley

Saturday July 29, 2017

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was left seriously injured in an assault in Batley.

Kirklees CID would like to speak to anyone who saw or has information about the incident which took  place between 10.15 and 10.45pm on Warwick Road in Batley on Thursday July 27.

It occurred after the victim, a 36-year-old Batley man, was attacked while in the street by two other males.

They fled the scene, heading towards Town Street,  leaving the victim with a serious head injury.

He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary where he remains in a serious condition.

The first suspect was described as Asian, about 6ft tall of slim to medium build and wearing a dark hooded top.

The second man was 5ft 6ins tall, stocky and wearing a dark coloured hooded top.

Detective Inspector Seth Robinson of Kirklees CID, said: “We are continuing enquiries into what has been a very serious assault which has left a local man with serious head injuries.

“ I would like to speak with anyone who saw what took place or has any information about the incident.

“We would also like anyone who saw the two suspects running away from Warwick Road onto Town Street, just after the attack.

“Anyone who has information should contact Kirklees CID on 101 referencing crime number 13170345427 or ring Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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