A MAN suffered facial injuries after he was hit on the head in Kidderminster town centre on Saturday evening.

West Mercia Police was called to reports of an altercation outside Kidderminster Town Hall, in Vicar Street, at around 8.30pm on Saturday (December 16).

A spokesman for West Mercia said: "A man in his 40s is reported to have been hit in the head, suffering facial injuries that required treatment in hospital.

"A 20-year-old man from Kidderminster was arrested on suspicion of causing wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm and has been released under investigation while enquiries continue."

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information about what happened, is asked to call West Mercia Police on 101, quoting incident reference number 713S of December 16.