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Pensioner assaulted at pub

A PENSIONER required hospital treatment after being assaulted at a Todmorden pub on Wednesday evening, December 15.

The 82-year-old local man suffered head injuries in the incident, which took place at the Staff of Life pub, Burnley Road, just before 6.30pm.

He was taken to Calderdale Royal Hospital. His injuries are not thought to be serious.

A police spokesman said: “We were called to reports of a fight at an address on Burnley Road.

“A 48-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault. He has been released on bail.”