Man taken to hospital after slashing attack in Heckmondwike last night

A man needed hospital treatment after being attacked in Heckmondwike last night.
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Police were called to reports of a serious assault outside a pub in Market Place shortly after 10.10pm yesterday (Thursday).

Officers found a man who had suffered injuries they said were “consistent with a bladed item”.

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He was taken to hospital to be treated for injuries to his back and wrist described as “serious but not life-threatening”.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.