AN ELDERLY man was attacked by a gang of 15 men while playing snooker on Christmas Eve.
The man was playing snooker at Q-Bar in Volunteer Street between 5.30-5.45pm when he was kicked and punched to the ground by a group of men.
He was later treated for bruises to his face, body and arms.
Constable Martin Redhead said: “Up to 15 men were in the group which was involved in this.
“One of them is described as about 40 and white with a bald head. He was wearing a flat cap and spoke with an accent which might have been Irish.”
Police have launched an investigation into the assault. Anyone with any information about the assault is urged to contact Cheshire Police information line on 0845 458 0000.