Witness Appeal - Assault - Church Road, Bebington

Detectives are appealing for information following an unprovoked assault in a pub in Bebington.

Officers are investigating the incident, which happened at around 5.50pm on Sunday, 28 October 2012 at The Chronicle on Church Road.

The victim, a man in his 20's, was approached by a man in the pub and assaulted, leaving him with severe facial injuries that needed hospital treatment.

The assault happened shortly after the Everton FC v Liverpool FC match, which was shown live on TV.

Officers are appealing to anyone who may have been in the pub at the time of the incident, or who may have information about who was responsible, to call them in case they can help the investigation.

The offender is described as a white man, of stocky build in his late twenties or early thirties with short hair.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Wirral CID on 0151 777 2265, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.