POLICE in Barry are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Porthkerry Country Park.

A man reported that he was assaulted while he was walking in the park on Saturday, September 7, at around 7pm.

The assault is reported to have taken place as the man was walking across the field towards the steps which lead to Salisbury Road.

The man, in his 50s, received treatment in hospital for his injuries.

Officers are appealing for anyone who was in the park at the time to come forward with any information.

Anyone who has information which could assist the investigation can call 101 quoting reference 1900342199, or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.