A TEENAGER was assaulted after Wrexham AFC's recent game at Halifax.

West Yorkshire Police has confirmed it is investigating the incident which occurred after the Reds' 2-1 win on Tuesday night.

The 15-year-old Wrexham fan suffered a broken jaw in the incident - which required surgery - when he and two others were attacked after the game. 

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "Police have received a report of an assault on a 15-year-old male which took place on Union Street South in Halifax at around 9.30pm on Tuesday night (November, 23), following the Halifax Town versus Wrexham football match.

"Enquiries are on-going."

DI Simon Archer of Calderdale CID said: “We are carrying out extensive enquiries into this serious assault which has left a young male needing surgery due to the nature of his injuries and we will do all we can to identify those responsible.

“Given the time and location that the assault took place, there will have been a number of people in the area, leaving the stadium and making their way home.

“Anyone who witnessed the assault or has footage which may assist with enquiries is urged to contact Calderdale CID on 101 quoting crime reference 13210606578.”

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.