A man had to have 26 stitches in his face after a street brawl outside a pub.

Police were called to the fight between a number of people in the street in West Street, Midhurst, on Saturday.

The 25-year old received facial injuries leaving the Bricklayers Arms public house shortly after a 46-year-old man suffered facial injuries in the fight.

Both were treated at St Richards Hospital, Chichester. The 25-year old had 26 stitches inserted in the wound.

Police are investigating and no arrests have yet been made.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and saw what happened is asked to contact police via 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.ukquoting serial 1916 of 2/8. You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.