POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault in Wyld's Lane, Worcester, over the weekend.

The assault happened between 11pm on Saturday (November 23) and 1am on Sunday (November 24) where a 22-year-old man suffered serious injuries as a result and continues to be treated in hospital.

Detective Chief Inspector Andy Bailey said: "Whilst we acknowledge that this is a very serious incident I would like to reassure the local community that we are working hard to apprehend the offender(s) responsible for this assault.

"We have increased our patrols within the Wylds Lane area and I would encourage anyone with any information that may help or anyone who may have witnessed this incident to call West Mercia Police on 101 and quote incident number 54S of the 24 November 2019."