POLICE investigating an assault in Wetherspoons pub in Ryde are appealing for more witnesses.

The incident happened around 10.30pm on February 2 after a 21-year-old man is alleged to have been head butted by another man.

He was described as wearing a white jacket.

The victim was taken by Isle of Wight Ambulance Service to St Marys Hospital where he was treated for head injuries.

PC Mark Nigh said: “This appears to have been an unprovoked attack on a man stood drinking with friends.

"It occurred in a crowded bar on a Saturday night and left the victim with cuts to his eye which needed stitches.”

If you have any information or witnessed the assault please contact PC Nigh at Newport Police Station by phoning 101.

Mini-com users should contact 01962 875000. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.