A MAN was taken to hospital after being assaulted in Winsford town centre.

Police were called to reports that a 58-year-old man was assaulted outside Aldi supermarket on Dean Drive at 3.30pm on Sunday.

Officers were told that the victim had been attacked by a 'known man'.

A spokesman for Cheshire Police said: "The caller reported that at around 3.30pm the victim, a 58-year-old man, had been assaulted by a known man.

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"The victim was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure and enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing."

Anyone with any information in relation to the incident should call Cheshire Police on 101 or visit cheshire.pnn.police.uk/tua, quoting IML 1137630.