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Two men have been arrested after an elderly man was assaulted in Leek yesterday (Thursday 13 October).
We were called to Garden Street, Leek, shortly after 11pm on Thursday.
We attended the scene with colleagues from West Midlands Ambulance Service.
A man, in his 70s, reported being assaulted by three men.
The victim had sustained facial injuries and was treated by paramedics at the scene. He did not require hospital treatment.
A short time later, officers located two men who had departed the scene on foot, in the direction of Wellington Street.
A 32-year-old man, from Newcastle-Under-Lyme, has been arrested on suspicion of assault by beating.
A 21-year-old man, from Leek, was arrested on suspicion of affray.
Both remain in police custody while inquiries continue.
Anyone with information or relevant CCTV or dashcam footage should contact us on Facebook, Twitter, or call 101, quoting incident number 811 of 13 October.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.