A teenager has suffered serious injuries after being assaulted in a nightclub.

The 19-year-old was punched to the face and head by a man he didn't know on a stairwell inside Switch in Above Bar Street.

He was taken to Southampton General Hospital with serious injuries to his eye but he has since been discharged.

Police investigating the attack around 2am on Thursday May 12 are now appealing for witnesses.

The suspect is believed to be between 18 and 25 years old, 6ft 4in tall, white and of slim build.

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting reference 44220187583.

Alternatively, go online and submit information via the police website.

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