Police are investigating after a man was left bleeding from his head after being 'struck by an object'.

Emergency services were called to reports of an incident at the junction of Dollys Lane and Stanfield Road,  Stanfield , at around 9pm last night.

The man, aged 50, was able to make his way to the Haywood Hospital walk-in centre where paramedics caught up with him and took him to the Royal Stoke.

Now  Staffordshire Police  are appeal for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.

A police spokeswoman said: "Officers were called to a report of a man with a head injury on Stanfield Road in Stoke-on-Trent just before 9pm last night (June 16).

"A 50-year-old man was bleeding from the head and colleagues from West Midlands Ambulance Service attended the scene and took the man to hospital.

"It is believed the man was struck with an object. Inquiries are on-going."

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West Midlands Ambulance Service  spokesman said: "We received a call at 9.05pm from Staffordshire Police reporting an assault at the junction Dollys Lane and Stanfield Road.

"We sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and two BASICs doctors to the scene, but on arrival the crews were told the patient had gone to the Haywood walk-in centre.

"Contact was made with the patient, a man, there and he was treated for injuries not believed to be serious and taken to hospital for further treatment."

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting incident number 737 of 16 June or alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.