Publican assault

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a publican was assaulted in Wisbech.

The 48-year-old was closing up at The Black Bear, in Old Lynn Road, at about 12.15am on Sunday (October 23) when three women turned up asking for a drink.

When he said the pub was closed an altercation occurred, during which he was punching in the face by one of the group.

The offender was white, 18 to 19, 5’6’’, slim with blonde hair. She was wearing a beige jacket and hoop earrings.

Detective Constable Ahmed Ishaq, investigating, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw what happened.”

Anyone with any information should call police on 0345 456 456 4 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.