POLICE are investigating a hammer attack outside a fish and chip shop.

The man victim suffered "significant injuries" in the assault in Silver Road, Street.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to the incident on Saturday, June 29, at about 8.50pm.

If you can help with the inquiry, call police on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5219146975.

You can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555111 or via its anonymous online form.