POLICE are appealing for information after an assault on a man in Chorley.

The incident took place on High Street on March 18 at 4am.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "The victim was in his 20s and he got caught up in a verbal argument with others and he was punched in the face numerous times.

"The man had a swollen lip and a cut under his eye which required on stitches and had damage to his nose.

"If you have any information regarding the incident please contact 3033@lancashire.pnn.police.uk or phone 101 quoting SC1802251."