TWO men were seriously injured following a disturbance outside a Runcorn bar.

Police officers were called to a street brawl between a gang of men outside Bank Chambers on High Street at 1.30am on Christmas Day.

A Cheshire Police spokesman said today: “Officers swiftly attended the scene and found there had been an altercation between a group of men.”

A 34-year-old man from Liverpool sustained a slash wound to his face and was taken to Aintree Hospital.

A 22-year-old man from Runcorn was taken to Whiston Hospital with serious injuries. 

Enquiries in relation to the incident are currently on-going and detectives are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with any information in relation to the incident should contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 66 of 25/12/2017.

Information can also be passed anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.