Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted outside a flat in Warminster at about 5pm on Sunday.
The victim, a 40-year-old male, suffered serious facial injuries in the attack, which took place in Alcock Crest.
He was treated at the scene before being taken to Salisbury District Hospital. A number of men in a silver car were involved in the assault.
If you have any information about the incident, contact Wiltshire Police on 101 and ask for Salisbury CID or call Crimestoppers UK anonymously on 0800 555111.