DETECTIVES are investigating an assault which took place in Trowbridge in the early hours of this morning (February 16).

At approximately 4.50am, a 39-year-old man was in Castle Street, when he was assaulted.

He fell to the floor during the attack and sustained injuries to his face and head. He was taken to the Royal United Hospital in Bath by ambulance – the full extent of his injuries have not yet been established.

Det Con Hannah Agate said: “Since we received this initial report this morning, we have been conducting numerous enquiries to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the assault – this includes obtaining any relevant CCTV footage from the local area.

“As part of our enquiries we are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident – you could have information which could significantly help our enquiries. So far, no arrests have been made but our enquiries are continuing this afternoon.”

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote crime reference number 54200016484.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.