A man had to recieve hospital treatment, after being assaulted at a nightclub in St Helier.

Police say the victim was punched in the eye as the lights came on at Mimosa Nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning, at approximately 2am.

Officers say the attack happened near to the cloackroom area and caused the man to fall straight on his back.

Had he hit his head on the floor this would have resulted in a far more serious injury.

States of Jersey Police

The victim went to A&E and received hospital treatment.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them on 612612 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.