Man Punched In Face And Seriously Injured In Holmfirth

He was set upon by a gang of four men outside The Box Office bar in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A man's been taken to hospital after being punched in the face in a serious assault in Holmfirth.

It happened on Sunday 14 July between 1am and 1:45am outside The Box Office bar.

A number of people were outside the bar and four males approached the victim and there was an altercation.

The male victim, aged 46, was punched in the face causing him to fall to the ground and he suffered a serious head injury.

He was taken to hospital for treatment.

The suspects fled the scene.

One of the suspects is described as white, of short/stocky build, with short blonde hair and was in his 30s. He was wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact Kirklees CID online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/contact-us quoting crime reference number 13190356356 or alternatively via 101.

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