Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered serious facial injuries in an alleged assault in Kingsbridge at the weekend.

Two men were involved in a brief altercation inside the Coast nightclub at 3am on Sunday 23 March.

One of the men allegedly assaulted the other in the main bar and dance floor area.

The victim, a 20-year-old from Kingsbridge, suffered serious facial injuries as a result and went to Torbay hospital for treatment.

The other man, a 30-year-old man from Dorset, was arrested on suspicion of assault and released on police bail until 13 May.

A police spokesperson said: “The alleged assault took place in front of a number of people and we are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed it, or who has any information that could assist with the investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting JK/14/184, or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.