A MAN was left with severe facial injuries after being assaulted at a Widnes pub.

The 39-year-old victim was attacked at The Premier, a Weatherspoon pub in Albert Road.

He was kicked and punched and was treated in hospital.

Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man they are keen to trace in connection with the assault.

The man is described as white, about 5ft 10ins tall, with a slim build. He had short shaved black hair and was wearing a grey t-shirt and dark coloured trousers.

He spoke with a local accent.

The incident happened at around 5pm on Sunday, November 11.

Anyone with information can contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident 730 of 11 November 2012.

Information can also be left anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.