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Glassing victim needed 17 stitches after attack
A Southampton man suffered serious head injuries and needed multiple stitches after being glassed at a city centre bar.
A 22-year-old required 17 stitches after he was involved in a brawl at Bedfords Bar and cafe, in Bedford Place.
The man was rushed to Southampton General Hospital following the incident on Saturday night.
Police have now launched a manhunt to find his attacker and have appealed for anyone who was in the bar between 11pm and midnight to come forward.
Detectives are particularly keen to hear from anyone who saw two men fighting near the pool table and the subsequent glassing incident.
Detective Sergeant Dave Brunsden said: “This was a very serious incident which caused substantial injury to the victim.
“Witness information is vital to our enquiry and I would urge anyone who saw what happened to come forward to help us.”
Anyone with information should contact Det Sgt Brunsden at Southampton Central police station on 101.