POLICE are investigating a serious assault in Smart Street Mall after a group of men threw bricks at a man and woman, leaving them with serious injuries.
Police said about 1.30am on Tuesday in Smart Street Mall a group of men have started fighting against a 27-year-old man.
Two of the men from the group picked up bricks from a nearby garden bed and threw them at the victim, hitting him in the head and causing him to fall over while another man attempted to punch him.
A short time later a woman in her 20s ran to assist and was struck with a brick to her head.
Both victims attended Peel Health Campus for treatment.
The suffered a fractured skull and the man received minor injuries including a head wound that required staples.
Police claim an incident inside a nearby nightclub may have provoked the attack.
Police believe at the time of the assault, a large group of people in the area may have witnessed the assault.
Police released CCTV footage of four men who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.
The first man is described as a fair skinned male, 20-25 years old, of solid build, and wearing black pants, a black jacket with a dark coloured T-shirt underneath.
The second man is described as a tan skinned male, 20-25 years old, of medium build, and wearing a grey hoodie and blue pants.
The third man is described as a fair skinned male, 20-25 years old, of slim build, and wearing a black T-shirt and green pants.
The fourth man is described as a tan skinned male, around 20 years old, of slim build, and wearing a maroon coloured T-shirt and black pants.
Detective Constable Darcy Maher said police had a few suspects they would look at over the next few days.
“There were lots of people in the area at the time so we urge anyone with any information to please come forward,” he said.
Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 with any information.