POLICE are looking for four men following an early morning assault outside a restaurant in Leigh.

Officers were called shortly after 1am on March 24 following reports of a man being assaulted on Leigh Road, outside Egg Bros restaurant.

The victim was approached by a group of men who assaulted him, leaving him with injuries to his nose and lip.

Officers are continuing to investigate and appealing for the public’s help to identify these four men.

"If you recognise them or have any information, please contact us quoting incident 42/47173/24," a spokesman said.

Reports can be made on the Essex Police website, by calling 101 or anonymously through independent charity Crimestoppers by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.