A MAN was rushed to hospital with serious facial injuries after being attacked by three men in Redditch.

The incident happened at around 9.10pm yesterday evening (Thursday, March 7) outside the Seven Stars pub in Birchfield Road.

The victim, a man in his 40s, was approached by three unknown men outside the pub who assaulted him.

The victim sustained serious facial injuries which required hospital treatment.

The suspects are described as male and mixed race.

PC Nick Gianfagna from West Mercia Police said: "This was a particularly nasty assault that has left the victim seriously injured and shaken.

"We take reports of this nature very seriously and are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the assault to please get in touch."

Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident number 630s.