A MAN was glassed in the face during a fight at a casino, police said this afternoon.

The punch-up happened at the Genting Club, in Western Esplanade, when the victim was attacked with a glass.

The 19 year old man from Corringham needed a number of stitches at to his cheek and bridge of his nose.

It happened at about 2.30am on Friday in the bar area.

The suspect is described as a white, 20-30s, with short dark hair, 5ft 8ins tall, slim build, wearing a grey hoody and jeans.

He also had an injury to his right hand, likely to be from the broken glass.

Anyone with any information contact Det Con Luke Dangerfield at Southend CID on 101.