Nightclub assault leaves man unconscious

PUBLISHED: 13:22 17 January 2012 | UPDATED: 13:26 17 January 2012



A MAN was knocked unconscious in an assault in a nightclub on the weekend.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the victim was attacked in Club Vision in Richmond Street, Weston, on Sunday morning.

At about 2am he was on the dance floor when two unknown men hit him in the face.

The victim fell backwards, striking the back of his head on a metal step, knocking him unconscious.

The man received hospital treatment for a number of injuries, including a wound that needed stitches.

One man has been arrested and bailed, but police would like to speak to two other men.

The first is described as white, aged about 18 to 20 and about 6ft tall with a slim build.

He had short, light-coloured hair and wore a blue or a grey denim type shirt.

The second man is described as white, of slim build and about 5ft 6ins tall.

Officers would like to speak to these men as they may have information that could help.

Anyone who may have been on the dance floor and may have witnessed this incident is asked to come forward and call police on 101.

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