Police Hunt Red Pig Hammer Attack Gang
Masked thugs armed with hammers attacked drinkers in what could be a gang feud.
About five men wearing balaclavas descended on Church Green, on Friday evening.
Some of the gang entered the Red Pig and began threatening customers with the weapons.
Two drinkers were attacked with he hammers and were left bloodied and semi-conscious. The assailants fled before the police arrived.
A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said:”Police are investigating an assault involving weapons which occurred in a public house in Church Street, Keighley at around 7pm on Friday.
“Two males, aged 51 and 19, were taken to hospital for treatment to injuries which were not believed to be life threatening.
“Enquiries are continuing to establish if this is linked to a local feud between two groups of males.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting crime reference 13170500552.
Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
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- Keighley Local News