AN appeal has been launched after a man suffered facial and head injuries following an incident in Chard.

Police were called by the ambulance service to reports of an incident at the Phoenix Hotel in Fore Street at about 2am on December 21 last year.

A man in his 40's suffered facial and head injuries which required hospital treatment.

A woman and two other men were also involved.

Another man in his 40s has voluntarily attended a police station in connection with the incident.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said enquiries into the incident are continuing.

"We’re keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident who may have information to help our enquiries, including any mobile footage." the spokesperson said.

"Anyone able to help is asked to contact us, quoting reference 5219293477."