Witness appeal after man is beaten up in Wallasey A 22-YEAR-OLD man from Wallasey was left seriously injured after he was beaten up following a night out with his girlfriend.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the apparently unprovoked assault, which occured at about 2am on Sunday, July 25.
The man was walking home along Rice Lane with his girlfriend after a night out when they were approached by two males.
They threatened the 22-year-old and attacked him.
The offenders then left on foot in the direction of Trafalgar Road.
The victim sustained serious injuries, including a bleed on the brain and is currently suffering loss of feeling in his legs.
His mobility has been dramatically reduced. He remains in hospital and his condition is currently being monitored.
The motive for this attack is unknown, but police believe it was a targeted attack.
The first offender is described as a white and he wearing grey jogging trousers and was bare chested.
The second offender is described as being white, 5ft 6 ins tall of slim build. He was wearing dark coloured clothing with a hooded top.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with this incident. He has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.
Detective Constable Lyndsey Harper said: "This was an extremely nasty, unprovoked assault on a man who had simply been enjoying a night out.
Due to the serious nature of the victim's injuries detectives are keen to trace any potential witnesses.
"We are determined to catch the men responsible. I would appeal for anyone who was in the area at the time and saw this assault take place or the offenders to come forward and help our investigation. Community information is vital when investigating reports of this type."Anyone with information should contact Detective Constable Lyndsey Harper at Birkenhead CID on 0151 777 2274 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. THE GLOBE