A 60-year-old man suffered serious injuries after being attacked in his own home.

Just before 8pm on Friday June 18, two men arrived at his address on Fernhurst, Runcorn, and assaulted him.

The victim was taken to Warrington District General Hospital with facial injuries.

Now detectives are appealing for help from the public to help identify the two culprits.

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Detective Sergeant Rob McLoughlin, from Runcorn Local Policing Unit, said: "This was a serious assault which left a 60-year-old man with a number of injuries to his face.

"We believe two men arrived at the property and the assault has taken place inside and then the men have left the scene.

"We have been in the local area following numerous enquiries to establish the full circumstances. To assist with our investigation I am appealing to the public to get in touch if they saw these men in the run up to or after the assault.

"I also want to hear from anyone who may have CCTV footage or any other information that could help the investigation."

A 37-year-old man was arrested in Liverpool on suspicion of section 18 assault. He was taken into custody where he is being questioned by detectives.

If you have information contact Cheshire Constabulary on 101 and quote IML 1016660.

Information can also be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.