Brighouse fight leaves man with serious head injuries as police appeal for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in an assault in Brighouse on Monday.

By Ian Hirst
Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 1:01 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 1:02 pm

Calderdale District CID would like to speak with anyone who has information about the incident which took place at around 4.30pm on Monday April 5 in the Whinney Hill Park area, behind a fast food restaurant.

Emergency services were called to the scene to reports of two men fighting and located a 41-year-old man who had suffered serious head injuries.

He was taken to hospital with injuries which are serious but not life threatening.

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Whinney Hill Park area

A 44-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of Section 18 GBH in connection with the assault and remains in custody today.

Anyone who saw the incident or has any information about what took place is asked to contact Calderdale CID on 101 referencing crime number 13210167805.

Information can also be given online at or anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.