A MAN was seriously injured after being attacked outside a town centre nightclub.

The 20-year-old victim was ‘subjected to a blindside attack’ from another male and suffered a serious facial injury during the incident near to Reef bar on Bridge Street shortly before 5am on Sunday, November 3.

Cheshire Police have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to in connection with the ‘unprovoked’ assault.

He is pictured wearing a white Lacoste jumper and with dark hair.

Police constable Neil Mooney said: “We believe that the man in the CCTV image may have important information to help with our ongoing investigation into a serious assault in the town centre.

“The victim suffered a serious facial injury after being subjected to an unprovoked assault on a night out, and we are determined to establish who was responsible and make them face the consequences of their actions.

“If you think you recognise the man in the CCTV image or know who he is please call Cheshire Constabulary.

“I would also like to appeal directly to the man in the CCTV image to get in touch.”

The victim, from Macclesfield, was rushed to hospital following the incident but has since been discharged.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Cheshire Police on 101, quoting incident number IML555698, or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.