Police are investigating two linked assaults on Market Street, Dalton in Furness.
A man aged 67 has received cuts to his head and a man aged 50 has sustained a fractured skull and bruising to his ribs.
Both men are from Dalton in Furness.
The assault occurred on Saturday 23 October 2021 at around 11pm.
A male suspect, in his 30s to 40s, with blond hair and wearing a red jacket is being sought by police.
Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is encouraged to contact police on 101 quoting log number 311 of 23 October. Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers, completely anonymously, on 0800 555 111.