Assault in Ripley

Police in Ripley are appealing for witnesses to an assault in the town.

At 11.30pm on Saturday February 16 a 23-year-old Cromford man was head-butted on Church Street in Ripley near the Matrix. He sustained a 2½ inch cut above his left eye which required five stitches.

A witness has described the offender as being white, in his late teens or early 20s, 5ft 8ins tall, with brown hair. He was wearing dark clothing.

Anyone who has any information about the assault should contact the police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.