CCTV has been released after a man was left with a serious head injury during an assault in Birkenhead.

It is believed that at around 12am on Monday, October 7, a man was hit in an unprovoked attack after men approached him on Old Chester Road.

The victim, a 52-year-old man, suffered a serious head injury and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Police are now urging anyone who recognises the men to come forward.

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Detective Inspector Paul Parry said: “I would encourage anyone who recognises the men pictured, or who has any information on the assault, to please get in touch.

“The victim was walking with a friend on Old Chester Road when the pair were approached by four men.

"He was then hit causing a serious injury, from which he is still recovering.

“Our enquiries into who is responsible are ongoing, and anyone with information, CCTV or dashcam footage, is urged to contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police via social media @MerPolCC or call 101 quoting incident reference 19100578625.

Information can also be passed on to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: