A father and son were viciously assaulted during an attempted robbery in Ellesmere Port.

Cheshire Police are appealing for witnesses following the attack, which took place at 8.10pm on Friday, March 2 at Nathan's Food & Wine store on Regent Street.

Officers say the victims were "viciously attacked" by a male offender. He is described as white, between 5ft 6in and 5ft 10in, and was wearing a dark jacket, light bottoms and dark trainers.

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote incident reference 916 of 02/03/18.