A 37-YEAR-old man has been arrested following a serious assault in Darfield on Sunday afternoon.
It was reported that at around 4.20pm, on July 12, a 26-year-old man and his friend were walking along Venetian Crescent after getting out of a taxi.
A police spokeswoman said the pair were then approached by a group of people they did not know, who allegedly began shouting abuse.
"An older male then approached the victim, before hitting him with a bat and leaving him with serious injuries to his face and body," added the spokeswoman.
Officers were called and arrested a 37-year-old man on suspicion of assault. He has since been released under investigation.
Anyone who has any information which could assist officers in their enquires should call 101, quoting incident number 655 of July 12.
Alternatively, you can anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.