A BOUNCER required stitches after being punched in an attack outside a central Chelmsford club on January 1.

Between 1.50am and 2am on New Year's Day, the doorman at Bassment Bar in Wells Street was punched outside the venue.

The man in his 30s who is from Chelmsford needed stitches after the attack.

Police are appealing for information and have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak with in connection with the incident.

Anyone who recognises the man in the picture or has information about the attack should call Pc Ben Williams at Chelmsford police station on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.