A MAN was being treated in hospital yesterday after he was attacked by a woman and two men as he walked home.

The 20-year-old victim was with a friend, also 20, when they were attacked in the forecourt of a garage in Oxbridge Lane, Stockton, at 2am on Sunday.

He has undergone surgery for injuries to his face at James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, where his condition was described as stable. The other victim was not as badly hurt.

One of the attackers was about 6ft with dark spiky hair. His male friend was balding or had shaven, ginger hair and was stocky. Anybody in the Oxbridge Lane area at the time of the attack is asked to call Detective Sergeant John Ward on (01642) 302233.