A YOUNG man was taken to hospital after being attacked outside a Halifax town centre take away.
The 21-year-old victim had been out celebrating his birthday with friends on Friday night and was outside the shop on Wards End when the assault happened.
He suffered serious face injuries and was taken to Calderdale Royal Hospital before being transferred to Bradford Royal Infirmary.
He has since been discharged.
Anyone who witnessed the attack at 2.20am on Friday is asked to call Detective Constable Angie Barr in Calderdale CID on 01422 337085 or Crimestoppers, where information can be passed on anonymously, on 0800 555111.