Police are seeking witnesses following a severe assault on a man at a residence in Wakefield.

Ongoing investigations by Wakefield CID are underway regarding an incident that occurred on Maybush Road, Wakefield, on the evening of Thursday, 22nd November. The victim was seriously assaulted in his home during this incident.

At 11.07 pm, officers were alerted to the address by the ambulance service, who had discovered the victim on the premises.

The victim was subsequently transported to the hospital for the treatment of injuries described as serious but not life-threatening.

As a result of police inquiries, two men aged 49 and 44 have been arrested on suspicion of Section 18 assault in connection with the incident. They are currently in police custody.

Anyone who observed suspicious activity outside the address before the assault or possesses information related to the incident is urged to contact Wakefield District CID at 101, citing police crime number 13230648780.

Information can also be provided online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/livechat or anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity at 0800 555 111.