A police officer needed hospital treatment after being assaulted while breaking up a pub brawl.

Officers were called to a fight at the Windsor Castle pub on Shirley High Street, just before 11.30pm on Friday, October 27.

While trying to break up the fight, an officer was hit in the back of the head and suffered nausea, and pain to the back of his head.

READ MORE: CCTV released after windows and glass panels smashed in school break-in

He was taken to Southampton General Hospital for assessment and then sent home.

Police are now looking to speak to anyone concerned with this incident and have released CCTV of a man they would like to speak to.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police as soon as possible online or via 101 quoting 44230440950.