A man in his 40s suffered a broken nose during an alleged late-night assault in a Wiltshire town centre.

The reported attack occurred in Sidmouth Street, Devizes, at around 11pm on Friday, October 27.

A man in his 40s and a man in his 60s had been walking along the town centre street when they were allegedly both assaulted by another male.

The man in his 40s suffered a broken nose during the incident.

Police are now hunting for a suspect described as short and stocky, and possibly wearing a blue shirt and dark jacket.

He was also described as having short dark hair, and was seen with a group of two other males and a female.

Investigating officers have now urged any witnesses to the incident to come forward.

A spokesperson for the force said: “Officers investigating an assault in Devizes are keen to hear from any witnesses.

“We have carried out enquiries in the area and would like to hear from anyone with information. Call 101 and quote crime reference number 54230114095.”