A 20-year-old has been left partly blinded after a brutal assault with what police believe was a belt. 

The victim left The Edge in Bridge Street between 3am and 3.30am on Saturday when he was involved in an altercation with another man. 

The man assaulted the victim with what is believed to have been a belt, causing an injury to his eye which has resulted in a partial loss of sight. 

Det Sgt Wayne Harvey said: "This was a nasty assault, the victim sustained significant injuries to his eye which substantially impaired his vision. 

"We are carrying out a robust investigation into this assault and we would like to appeal to any witnesses to the incident to come forward. 

"You may have information which could help our investigation."

To report any information, call 101 and quote crime reference number 541990071310 or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.