Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault outside a Southend pub.

Officers were called just after 11.10pm on Tuesday, July 10, to reports that an argument had turned into a physical fight outside The Falcon Hotel on Marine Parade.

The victim attempted to break up the argument, which involved two women and a man, and was assaulted by one of the women.

The woman then left the scene.

Detectives are keen to speak to anyone who may have been inside the pub at the time, or may have CCTV or dash cam footage of the incident.

If you have any information please call Southend CID on 101 quoting incident number 1323 of 10/07.

Alternatively, you can contact the Crimestoppers charity 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org