POLICE are appealing for information following an assault in Northwich.

An altercation is believed to have occured on Drillfield Road during the afternoon of Saturday, December 2.

Two men suffered serious facial injuries as a result of the altercation and both required hospital treatment.

Both have since been discharged.

DC Oliver Carruthers, of Northwich CID, said: "We are appealing to any witnesses who were on Drillfield Road at the time of the incident to make contact."

Anyone with information should contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 674 of December 2 2012.

Information can also be left anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.