A MAN had to have stitches in his eyeball following an assault in High Wycombe town centre, police said.

The victim, a 42-year-old man, was stood outside the Falcon pub in Cornmarket talking to a friend at about 6.40pm last Monday, April 7.

Unknown offenders approached him and started to argue with him.

He was punched by a woman and then hit on both sides of the head.

He suffered facial injuries and had stitches in his eyeball.

The offender is described as white, with light brown shoulder length hair, in her 40s and around 5ft 8ins, of average build.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Sgt Holly Cannon on 101 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.