DETECTIVES have closed an investigation into an attack on a man who was left with horrific facial injuries at Creamfields.

Jimmy Leggett, 21, had a chunk of his cheek ripped out in the brutal assault while attending the popular dance festival in Daresbury over the August bank holiday weekend.

The window fitter had travelled to the music event with friends.

Photographs of Jimmy's injuries were shared on social media to try to find those involved and bring them to justice.

It is believed the 21-year-old from Essex was attacked on Sunday at around 5.15pm.

He suffered numerous injuries including a fractured cheekbone and eye socket.

DS Lianne Macfarlane said: “Officers have worked extremely hard to try and establish how the victim sustained his injuries.

"No-one has come forward to say they witnessed the incident, and the victim has no recollection of what happened to cause the injuries. We have made contact with those who provided relevant information via the social media post, but unfortunately we have not been able to find anyone who witnessed the actual incident take place.

"CCTV has not brought about any further lines of enquiry either.

“This was a serious incident where a man was left with significant facial injuries, but I want to reassure the public that we have spent a long time investigating this incident and have exhausted all lines of enquiry.

"As such, the only option is now is to close the investigation.

“But if new information becomes available we will reopen it."

Anyone with information can call Cheshire Police on 101 citing incident number 745 of August 27 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.