01 February 2011. Officers are appealing for information following a serious assault that took place outside Paisa Nightclub*, Hancock Road, E3 London in the early hours of Sunday, 30 January.
The victim, a 40-year-old man, attended the club late on Saturday, 29 January. At about 3 a.m. on Sunday, 30 January, he was involved in a minor altercation with an unknown female on the dance floor.
Half an hour later, the victim was found outside the club with extensive facial injuries.
Detective Sergeant Iain Harkes, of Violent Crime Unit based at Tower Hamlets, said:
"It is strongly believed that the victim’s actions within the club may have upset someone leading to him being attacked outside. We would like to speak to anyone that may have been at the club and seen or heard anything."
Anyone with information is asked to contact DS Harkes on 0207 275 4546 or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
* The Paisa nightclub is popular with people from Eastern Europe and Russia.