A MAN was taken to hospital after being punched in the face at a High Wycombe pub.

The assault on the 30-year-old victim occurred at the Dolphin pub in Totteridge Lane.

Police have this morning released details of the crime, which happened on Friday night, about 10.30pm.

The attacker, another man, spoke to him, before punching him once in the face, police reported. The victim's head was cut at the back and required treatment at Stoke Mandeville hospital.

The offender is described as white, of medium build, about 5ft 7ins and with dark hair. He was wearing a black shirt and jeans.

Anyone who saw the incident or recognises the description of the offender can call PC James Fergusson on 101.

If you don't want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.