A MAN suffered a broken finger after he was assaulted in Lymington.

The attack happened in Angel Courtyard, behind the Angel Hotel, between 12.15am and 1am on Monday, January 1.

The 59-year-old victim also sustained bruises.

It is believed a number of men were involved.

Police have released CCTV images of people in the area who they believe may have vital information that would assist in their investigation.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 101 quoting 44180000808 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.