Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to in connection with a serious assault in Crewe.
The incident occurred in Victoria Centre, near The Angel pub, between 1.50am and 2.10am on Sunday 8 September.
The victim, a 40-year-old man from Crewe, was assaulted by a younger looking man and suffered serious injuries.
He was taken to hospital via an ambulance.
Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing and detectives believe that the man in the CCTV images may have important information to help with their investigation.
They are urging anyone who recognises him or thinks they may know who he is to get in touch.
Detectives also want to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed the incident or anything else that may help the investigation.
Detective Constable Rachel-Anne Hall, from Crewe CID, said: “We believe that the man in the CCTV images may have vital information to help with our ongoing investigation into a serious assault in the town.
“The victim suffered serious injuries that required hospital treatment as a result of the incident 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 images or know who he is please call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 507682, give us the details via https://cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
“The same goes for anyone who was in the area and saw what happened or anything else that may be relevant to our investigation.
“I would also like to appeal directly to the man in the CCTV images to get in touch.”