Hereford & Worcester

Man attacked during Sunday stroll in Evesham

Two men have been arrested and released on bail in connection with an assault on a man taking an early morning walk in Worcestershire.

The man was walking in an area bounded by Davies Road, Fairfield Road and Four Pools Road in Evesham when he was attacked by a group of men or youths.

They robbed and assaulted him sometime between 0545 BST and 0620 BST on Sunday. He remains in hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Mercia Police.

"We believe there will have been a number of people around in this area at the time, perhaps taking their dogs for a walk or making an early start to the day, who can shed light on exactly what happened to the victim," a police spokesman said.

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