A MAN was left needing hospital treatment after he was allegedly glassed in Poole yesterday.

Police said this afternoon that they were looking for witnesses after the alleged incident at the Slug and Lettuce pub in the High Street at around 9.50pm on Sunday.

It is alleged that a 25-year-old man from Poole was struck by another man in the face with a glass in an unprovoked attack.

He sustained a serious facial injury that required hospital treatment.

DC Dave Lyons, of Bournemouth CID, said: “Both men, who are not known to each other, were sharing a table with three other people who witnessed the incident.

“I urge those three people to come forward and speak to the police as soon as possible.

“I would also like to speak to any other witnesses or anyone who can provide information that will assist with the investigation.”

A 43-year-old man from Poole has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and is in police custody.

Call Dorset Police in confidence on 101, quoting incident number 16:442. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.