POLICE are investigating an assault that took place in Barrow.

The incident occurred on February 9, at around 6:45am on Buxton Street.

Officers are calling for witnesses after a man was attacked by two other men.

The men were believed to have been initially looking round the man’s vehicle before he confronted them.

During the confrontation the man was assaulted and suffered minor injuries at the hands of the unknown individuals.

One of the men was described as white, 5ft 9in tall, with dark short hair. He spoke with a scouse accent and was wearing a ring on one hand.

It is believed he was in the company of another two males described as white with local accents.

Police are urging witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 65 of 18 February.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.