POLICE appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Calne.

Around 8pm on Friday, January 11, a 26-year-old man was assaulted in The Pippin to the rear of Sainsbury's and suffered cuts to his face and a black eye.

A 27-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion on common assault and has been released under investigation while enquiries are ongoing.

It is believed there were a number of people walking in the area at the time of the incident who may have seen what happened.

If you witnessed the assault, please call police on 101 and quote crime reference number 54190003590.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.