Witness appeal

A MAN was left needing surgery following an assault in Bridlington on Christmas Eve.

An altercation took place on the Esplanade, outside Utopia nightclub, at around 2.10am on December 24.

A 20-year-old man was pushed to the ground and kicked several times when he attempted to split up a fight between a large group of men.

He suffered a broken ankle and ligament damage, which needed surgery.

Detectives investigating the assault have appealed for anyone that witnessed the incident to come forward.

Anyone with information should contact Humberside Police on 0845 6060222 quoting log number 74 of 24/12/10.