CCTV images released by police could offer vital new evidence as investigations continue into a brutal assault outside The Rose Public House in King Street, Maidenhead.

A 25-year-old man suffered a fractured eye socket, a broken nose and multiple lacerations to his face at around 2.15am on Saturday, December 21 after being attacked.

Police want to speak to the man in the CCTV image in connection with the attack which has been classified as grievous bodily harm.

Investigating officer PC Ryan Manville, based at Maidenhead police station, said: “I am appealing to anybody who recognises this person, or if you believe you are this person, to please call the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 43190397916.

“Alternatively, you can make a report online.“I am also looking to speak to anybody who believes that they may have witnessed this incident who have not yet contacted police to please get in touch.

“I’m particularly keen to speak to two people who were in the outside smoking area of Mojitos at around the time of the incident and could have witnessed what happened.

“I am urging these people to please get in touch with police.”

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.