A MAN was punched in the head infront of his family in an attack outside a Matson sports club on Saturday afternoon.
The 25-year-old was outside the club in Redwell Road with his partner and children when he was approached by a 6ft tall black man in his early 30s.
He was punched a number of times to the head and arms and shoved up against a metal fence. The attack happened at around 3.15pm. The victim refused hospital treatment but suffered swelling to a finger and lumps to the head.
The offender is also described as bald, of slim build and was wearing a light blue hooded jacket at the time of the incident.
Several witnesses are believed to have attempted to step-in to stop the assault. Those people or any other witnesses with information are being called on to contact police on 101 quoting incident 286 of November 24, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.