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PC Francis Vasko, said: “I would like to speak to any members of the public, local residents or patrons of the First In Last Out pub who may have witnessed the assault.
“If you have any information please get in touch with us and tell us what you know in confidence.”
Two men, aged 28 and 30, both from Winchester, have been arrested on suspicion of assault occassioning actual bodily harm and have been released on police bail pending further enquiries. They are due to return on April 10.
Anyone with information should contact PC Vasko at North Walls police station on 101 or call Crimestoppers, the charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted outside a Winchester pub.
The incident happened as the 49-year-old victim got out of a taxi outside the First In Last Out pub, in Wales Street, at around 12.20am on February 24
As he got out of the taxi two men outside the pub started shouting at him before one of them began to assault him.
The victim sustained abrasions to his face and a black eye, as well as cracks in the bones around his eye.
He attended the Royal Hampshire County Hospital for treatment and was referred to a specialist at Southampton General Hospital.
Supporters of a pub in Southampton fighting a Hollywood Studio for the right to call itself "the Hobbit" are raising funds to cover the landlord's legal fees.
Hundreds of people are attending a fundraising party at the pub in Bevois Valley. A special auction with items donated by Stephen Fry and Neil Gaiman will be held later.
A bar man has been attacked as he attempted to retrieve two glasses outside a pub in Portsmouth.
Four men had been ejected from the Clarence Gardens pub in London Road, North End for drunkenness and using foul language.
When a member of staff from Clarence Gardens went to retrieve two beer glasses taken from their premises he was punched in the face by one of the men near Barclays bank. The 60-year-old male victim sustained minor facial injuries.
It happened on Wednesday August 1st at around 6.15pm.
The men had also been ejected from a Wetherspoons pub nearby.
PC Nick Jackson said: “The victim was quite rightly trying to protect families from hearing offensive language and has been assaulted as a result. There would have been people on London Road who would have witnessed the incident as this is a busy area.”
Anyone with information, or recognises the men in the CCTV images, should contact PC Jackson at Fratton police station on 101
Firefighters were called out to a pub in Brighton this morning after a fire at a flat above. Around 30 firefighters attended the blaze. It's believed one occupant was injured but not seriously.
The previous owners of a pub have pleaded guilty at Sevenaoks Magistrates Court after a man fell through a open celar door and later died in hospital. It happened at the Crown in Shoreham in April 2010.
The management of the pub on the high street admitted failing to report the accident to the local authority. The 52 year old man broke his leg in the fall and while waiting for an operation on it, died of pneumonia. The pub now has different owners.