A 55-YEAR-OLD man needed hospital treatment after an attack at The Causeway pub.

Police say the victim was assaulted at 9.40pm on December 23 in what is believed to have been an unprovoked attack at the public house on Wilderspool Causeway.

The assault left the victim, from Warrington, with serious injuries and requiring hospital treatment.

The victim is now recovering at home.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

A photograph of a man, who officers wanted to speak to in connection with the attack, has been removed at the request of Cheshire Police after he came forward to speak to police. 

Anyone with information concerning the man in the photograph should call Cheshire Police on 101, quoting IML 277236.

Alternatively information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.