POLICE in Cheltenham are appealing for information after two assaults at MooMoo nightclub in Regent Street in the early hours of New Year's Day.

In the first incident, which happened between 1.15am and 1.30am, an 18-year-old man was hit across the face as he left the toilets, leaving him with a perforated eardrum.

The offender is described as a black man, between 5ft 6ins and 6ft tall, between 30 and 45 years old, of stocky build and with shaved dark hair in a crew cut style. He was wearing a black shirt.

Anyone who witnessed the encounter should call 101 and quote incident 222 of January 1.

In the second incident, which happened between 1.40am and 1.50am, a 26-year-old Cheltenham woman was struck in the face by another woman outside the club, leaving her with swelling around the eye.

Officers investigating this case have issued a CCTV image of a woman they would like to speak to about the assault and are urging anyone who recognises her to come forward, quoting incident 130 of January 1.