A MAN was taken to hospital following an assault in a street in Ross-on-Wye.

The ambulance service was called at 2.15am on Sunday to outside The Eagle Inn in Broad Street.

An ambulance spokeswoman said: "A patient had been assaulted and was unconscious. One ambulance and a community first responder attended.

"We conveyed a man in his 20s who had suffered a head injury. He had regained consciousness when we arrived on scene. He was taken to Hereford County Hospital."

Police said a man was physically assaulted by another man between 2am and 2:30am on March 11.

Detective Constable Trudi Burgess, said: “The victim was assaulted and is understandably shaken up by this incident.  A 27-year-old man from Hereford has been arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and has been released on conditional bail. 

“The victim has received a subdural bleed and facial injuries and is currently being treated in hospital.  We're keen to talk to anybody who witnessed this incident."

To provide information that may help the police investigation call 101 and quote reference 113S of 11 March. You can also leave information with the independent charity Crimestoppers by phoning 0800 555111 or visiting crimestoppers-uk.org