A 49-year-old man has been left with potentially life-threatening injuries following an assault in Halifax.
West Yorkshire’s Homicide and Major Enquiry Team (HMET) have been brought in to investigate the attack in the Queens Road area on Friday afternoon.
Police were called by the ambulance service to an address on Alabama Street, just off Queens Road, at about 4.30pm on Friday after the 49-year-old victim was found there with head injuries.
The victim was able to tell police he had been attacked earlier in the day. The attack is thought to have happened between noon and 2pm.
The man was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.
Detective Chief Inspector Sharron Kaye of HMET, said: “This is a serious incident in which the victim has been attacked and left with significant head injuries.
“We are investigating what took place and believe the victim was subject to a serious assault on or near to Queens Road.
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“He was then able to get home to a neighbour who summoned help.
“Officers are investigating the circumstances of this attack and very much want to hear from anyone who saw or has mobile phone or any other footage of what occurred.
“Anyone who can assist our enquiries is asked to contact Calderdale District CID on 101 referencing crime number 13210345652.
“Information can also be given online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat or anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.”