Cumbria police are appealing for witnesses after a 47-year-old man from Barrow was assaulted in the alley between Thwaite Street and Rawlinson Street in Barrow.
The victim has sustained injuries as a result of the assault and was treated at the scene.
This incident took place at approximately 10pm on 24th April, 2022.
Officers believe that this incident is also linked to an earlier incident of criminal damage where a window was smashed on Thwaite street.
A 30-year-old man from Barrow and a 20-year-old woman from Barrow were both arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent, affray and criminal damage. They have since been released on bail.
If you witnessed the incident or have any information you can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/reportit, quoting incident number 257 of 24th April 2022.
You can also phone on 101. Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.