A MAN was taken to hospital after he was assaulted outside Woodlands Edge pub in an apparently unprovoked attack.

The 37-year-old victim who is from the area suffered a facial injury as a result of the incident at about 7pm on Saturday evening.

Police described the attacker as a bald white man aged in his thirties. He was wearing a white shirt and blue jeans at the time.

They want to hear from anyone who saw the incident or has any information about the identity of the suspect.

Anyone with information should contact DC Mark Harris at Swindon CID on 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 where details may be left anonymously.