Metal chain assault outside Somercotes pub

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POLICE are appealing for help after a man was struck with what he believes was a metal chain outside a pub in Somercotes.

Between 6.30-7.30pm on 28th July a 35-year-old man was assaulted outside the Royal Tiger Inn, on Nottingham Road.

The victim was struck on the head with the chain, which caused a cut to his head. He was taken to hospital for treatment and later released.

The offender is described as a white man, around 5ft 11in, approximately 30-years-old and of heavy build. He was wearing a dark coloured vest top and was wearing a thick chain around his neck.

Anyone with information is asked to call Derbyshire police on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.