Headbut on the dance floor

A MAN needed hospital treatment after being head butted on the dance floor night spot.

The 32-year-old had been dancing with a woman in the Casino Bar on Esplanade, Bridlington around 3.20am on Sunday when he was approached by a man who is alleged to have head butted him.

Door staff took the victim out of the bar and he went to get a taxi home.

As he was on his way to the taxi rank his attacker followed and tried to pull him from inside a taxi, but the man managed to get away.

Police say as a result of the assault the man needed stitches at Scarborough hospital for a cut and had a black eye.

The suspect is described as a white, 5ft 9in to 5ft 10in tall, of stocky build with a shaved bald head. He was wearing a light coloured shirt and blue jeans.

Detectives investigating the incident are appealing for anyone who may know the identity of the offender, or who witnessed the assault, to contact them on 0845 60 60 222 quoting crime reference 1851500.