Police appealing for witnesses to Leeds nightclub assault

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in an assault outside a Leeds nightclub.

The 27-year-old victim was talking to a woman outside Space nightclub, in Hirst’s Yard, in the city centre, when a man hit him in the face causing serious facial injuries. His attacker, who is only described as white, then ran off.

The woman the victim was speaking to was with a group of other people and officers are keen to trace her or her friends as potential witnesses. She was described as white, with long curly brown hair. She was wearing a white top.

The incident happened between 4am and 4.20am on Sunday, September 29.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigations is asked to contact Detective Constable 6432 Kate Hutton at Holbeck police station on 0113 241 4732 or via 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.