POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Catterick Garrison.

The 39-year-old local man suffered a bruise and a cut to his left eye, cuts to his lips and a swollen nose, as well as other bruising to his face when he was attacked in the early hours of July 13.

He was walking home from a friend’s house when he saw two men arguing between Hambleton Road and Kemmell Close.

As he passed them one of the men asked what he was looking at before punching him in the face, knocking him to the ground.

The man who hit the victim, is described as around 5ft 6in to 5ft 8in tall, with a slim build and brown hair. He was wearing jeans and a short sleeved shirt.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them on 101, select option two and ask for PC Asa Donovan or Catterick Garrison police.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to asa.donovan@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111.