Man left with a broken jaw after being punched in a Worthing night club

A MAN was left with a broken jaw after being assaulted on the dance floor at a nightclub in Worthing on Saturday (May 12).

The victim was punched once in the face at around 3am whilst on the main dance floor of the Liquid Lounge, in Chatsworth Road.

The attacker, who fled the scene after the incident, is described as a 5ft6 white man, between 27 and 28 years old, with blond messy hair, which is longer at the back than at the front, and of slim build. He had a tattoo on his neck and was wearing beige trousers, a white shirt and brown boots.

The victim is still receiving treatment in hospital today (Monday, May 14).

Detective constable Beccy Hopkins, West Sussex CID, said: “The victim has received a nasty injury as a result of this assault and we are still working to establish the exact circumstances around why it has taken place.

“We are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or saw a man matching the offender’s description leaving the club.”

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 820 of 12/5, or the independent charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.