Officers investigating a reported assault are appealing for information and witnesses.
At around 1.45pm on Tuesday 8 May it was reported a man walking down City Road, near to the KFC, had been assaulted.
The 50-year-old man sustained a serious head injury in the incident.
Investigating officers have been making enquires in the area to establish the exact circumstances of the incident and they are now appealing for witnesses.
PC Thomas Hollands who is leading the investigation said: “City Road will have been busy with pedestrians and traffic around the time of the incident and I would urge anyone with any information to please report it.
“I understand this may cause concern amongst the local community and I would like to offer my reassurance that we are currently pursuing a number of lines of enquiry .”
If you have any information please report it via either 101, or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting incident number 523 of 8 May.