POLICE in Penarth are appealing for witnesses following an assault.

Officers are investigating an assault on the Penarth Esplanade which took place on Bank Holiday Monday, August 26, at around 2.30pm.

A 72-year-old man received treatment in hospital for his injury.

Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.

In particular, officers would like to hear from a man who stopped to talk to the victim shortly after the assault.

Anyone with any information can call 101 quoting reference 1900315389.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.