A MAN suffered a broken jaw following an unprovoked attack in a Leigh nightclub earlier this month.

The assault took place in the early hours of Sunday, February 6, when a man in his 20s went to the upstairs toilets in the Est 1899 nightclub on Railway Road and was approached by another man while washing his hands.

Without provocation, the victim was hit in the face by the offender leaving him requiring hospital treatment for five days with a broken jaw in three places.

The victim is now continuing his recovery at home after two subsequent operations.

Detectives from Wigan CID are appealing to anyone who may have been in the Est 1899 nightclub on the evening of Saturday, February 5, into the early hours of the following Sunday, to come forward with any information they may have.

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said: "The offender is described as a white man dressed in dark clothing in his early 20s.

"No arrests have been made and enquiries - including CCTV trawls - are ongoing to further officers' understanding of who committed the attack.

"Anyone with information should contact police online, if able, via the GMP website; or call 101 quoting incident 1429 of 13/02/2022.

"Details can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."