A MAN was left seriously hurt after apparently being hit with a bottle outside a Worcester pub. 

Eyewitnesses ran to help the man who they described as being covered in blood near a tree in the car park of the Goodrest Tavern on Barker Street in Worcester. 

Two women have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. 

A neighbour ran to help giving the victim first aid treatment before the ambulances arrived.

She said: "He was hit by a bottle.

"We had to do CPR on him. Then when the ambulance arrived they were also doing CPR.

"He's not in a good way."

The woman said she thought he may have been injured during a fight between two groups. 

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She said she saw police take away a bottle and a pair of sunglasses.

It happened at around 8.30pm on Saturday (August 13). 

Another neighbour said: "He was covered in blood and had bandages around his head."

The woman, who lives in the area, said: "I brought out blankets and pillows for him because it was obvious he was not in a good way, he had been seriously injured. 

Onlookers say that eight police cars with sniffer dogs and two ambulances arrived at the scene. 

She added: "We've only ever heard nice things about the pub, it's worrying me a bit, you don't expect to see someone like that, he was in a seriously bad way.

"What is the world coming to." 

In a statement, police said: "Officers were called to the scene following reports of an altercation.

"On arrival a man was found with serious injuries and was later taken to hospital for further treatment.

"Two women, aged 18 and 19, were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remain in police custody as investigations continue.

"Anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen the incident is asked to get in contact with us by reporting it online under the Tell Us About section of the West Mercia Police website quoting reference 705i of 13 August. If you are unable to report this online please ring 101.

"Alternatively, if you have information but don’t feel comfortable speaking to police, you can speak to the independent charity Crimestoppers. It is 100% anonymous, they never ask your name and they cannot trace your call or I.P address. You can contact them online or by calling 0800 555 111."