Did you witness a vicious assault in Dalston Social Club at the weekend?

Hackney’s violent crime unit is urging witnesses to come forward with any information in connection with a vicious assault in Dalston in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A 34 year old man was dancing in the ‘Social Club’ in Dalston Lane when he saw the beginning of a fight.

But when he tried to intervene he was struck with a bottle to the left side of his face, and was then repeatedly punched by the suspect.

The suspect is described as a black man, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, aged in his mid-30s.

He was wearing brown trousers, a black jacket and a white shirt underneath it, which had red writing on the front of it.

Anyone with information is urged to contact DC Wood of Hackney’s violent crime unit, on 0207 275 3412, quoting reference 4610607/12.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.