A man suffered a serious head injury and is recovering in hospital after being punched to the ground in Alnwick.
The incident happened at 3am on Sunday, when two men were involved in an altercation outside of the I Won't Tell nightclub, on Bondgate Without.
One man punched the other and he fell to the ground banging his head. He was taken to hospital with a serious head injury and is currently in Newcastle RVI in a stable condition.
Inquiries are ongoing into the incident and police are appealing for witnesses. Anyone who saw the assault is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 228 27/12/15.