A 36-year-old Taxi driver has been beaten and stabbed in the head by a group of thugs who dragged him from his vehicle in Batley West Yorkshire.
The horrific attack took place outside a BP petrol station in the early hours of Friday morning when a number of men jumped out of two vehicles, a silver Ford Galaxy and a silver Volkswagen Golf, and began to attack the victim.
The victim was stabbed in the head and also received flesh wounds to his arms and legs, according to a report in the Huddersfield Daily Examiner .
West Yorkshire Police are now investigating the frightening attack which has left the victim in a serious, but stable, condition in hospital.
Anyone who witnessed the assault or who has any information is being asked to contact police via 101, quoting crime reference 13180383141. Information can also be passed on anonymously to Crimestoppers via 0800 555 111.