At approximately 01:30hrs on Sunday 27th January 2013 an assault took place inside The Deck nightclub, Redcar.
The male victim was attempting to prevent a group of females from fighting when he was assaulted by an unknown person causing facial injuries which may require surgery. He is believed to have a broken cheekbone and eye socket.
The incident is reported to have occurred near to the dance floor on the first floor of the club during a busy night.
Anyone who witnessed the attack is asked to contact PC Dave Causier at Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101 or to contact
Crimestoppers anonymously on
0800 555 111.