Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was struck with a metal pole in a Stafford street.
A 29-year-old man was walking along Wolverhampton Road, in Rising Brook, at 9.30pm on Sunday 23 February when a car pulled up.
A man ran over and hit him repeatedly with a metal pole causing injuries to his head and chest.
The attacker is not believed to be known to the victim, who was walking between the Royal Oak pub and Esso petrol station at the time.
Anyone with any information should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 784 of 23 February, call 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.