Police are appealing for witnesses or information following an incident in a public house in Bury St Edmunds.
An assault is reported to have taken place on Thursday 3 May shortly after 8pm at the Greengage pub in Tollgate Lane.
It is reported that a man tried to punch a 34-year-old male customer as he left the pub. The victim then retreated into the pub where after a further struggle his ear was bitten by the suspect. The injury required hospital treatment.
The suspect then left the scene as a passenger in a dark-coloured car.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information relating to it should contact police on 101 or Bury St Edmunds CID on 01284 774032 quoting crime ref 37/24295/18. Alternatively contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555111.