POLICE have renewed an appeal for witnesses to a bar fight in which a man was hit over the head with a bottle.

The assault happened at Brookland’s Bar in Batley at around 12.10am on Christmas Eve.

A 26-year old Tingley man was outside the toilets of the Bradford Road bar when two men began fighting.

He tried to intervene but was hit with a bottle which cut his head.

The suspect was a white man aged between 20 and 40 who was wearing a checked shirt and a body warmer.

Any witnesses to the assault, or anyone with information are now being asked to contact PC 6810 Sarah Lambert at the Batley NPT via 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.