A MAN who accidentally bumped into another man in the street was seriously assaulted.

Police are now appealing for information following the attack.

At about 12.20am on Monday, May 3, a 29-year-old man was walking along Alton Street, Crewe, when he accidentally bumped into a man.

The 29-year-old walked away towards Walthall Street.

The man then began moving towards the victim before grabbing him and assaulting him.

The man is described as being around 5’ 6” tall, of slim build and a tanned complexion with dark hair.

At the time of the incident he was wearing jeans and a khaki top.

He also spoke with an Eastern European accent.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries which are described as non-life threatening.

Officers are now appealing for anyone with any information that could help with their investigation to get in touch.

Detective Constable Jayne Lloyd said: “This attack left the victim having to go to hospital for stitches to an injury to his ear.

“A number of enquiries are currently underway to find the person responsible and as part of those enquiries we would ask anyone who witnessed the incident or may have information that could help us with our enquiries to contact us.

“The same goes for anyone who may have CCTV footage from around the Alton Street and Walthall Street areas of Crewe."

Anyone with information is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 978882.

Alternatively, information can be passed on to Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111 or report it via the Crimestoppers website.