POLICE are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in Tidworth.

The 26-year-old victim was outside the Esso garage in St Andrews Road just after midnight on October 19 when he was attacked.

He sustained broken ribs and facial injuries for which he required hospital treatment.

A 29-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of assault and has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact local crime investigator Julie Whittick at Salisbury Police Station on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.