Detectives investigating a serious assault in Chester appeal for witnesses Date published: 29th August 2017 10.57am

Officers from Chester CID investigating a serious assault are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

At around 7.40pm on Saturday, 26 August a 26-year-old man was assaulted by an unknown man outside a hotel on Northgate Street in Chester.

The offender struck the victim to the face using a glass bottle before leaving the scene. The offender is described as a white man, aged between 20-30 years old, of slim build with short dark hair. He was wearing a tam o’shanta hat, red wig, white top and a red kilt.

The victim was taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital with injuries including a laceration to his face and has since been discharged.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident 901 of 26 August. Information can also be passed on anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.