A WITNESS appeal has been launched after a man was attacked and hit over the head with a bottle of beer as he lay on the ground in Brickfields Park.

The 29-year-old victim was attacked by three men at 1.50am on Saturday as he headed in the direction of Tesco Extra.

The group asked the man to buy something for them but when the victim refused they punched and kicked him several times.

The offenders then left the park and ran off across Orford Lane in the direction of St Peters Way.

The victim was taken to Warrington Hospital where he received stitches for cuts to his head.

Anyone with any information relating to the attack is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting Incident number 83 of 28/6/2014 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.