POLICE are appealing to trace a man in a CCTV image in connection with an assault on a 63-year-old man in Stockton.

The incident happened at around 5pm on Saturday January 25 at a business premises close to William Street in Stockton where a 63-year-old man was assaulted. 

The victim suffered facial injuries in the assault and attended the University Hospital of North Tees for treatment.

Police wish to speak to the man in the CCTV image as he may be able to assist with their enquiries.

Anyone who may know the identity of the man in the image is asked to contact Detective Constable Rachael Johnson from Stockton CID on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 014354.

Independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111, or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.