A MAN was racially abused before being attacked with a glass in 'nasty incident' at Oxford bar.

The 28-year-old victim was in Hanks Bar, in Queen Street, when two men abused and then assaulted him at around 3.20am on July 1. 

He suffered cuts to his forhead and was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, and has since been discharged. 

One of the attackers is described as being in his 20s, around 5ft 8ins and of large build, with dark hair and a short cut beard. He was dressed in a pink and white patterned shirt and blue jeans.

The second man is also described as being in his 20s, around 5ft 9ins and of slim build, with dark hair and a moustache. He was wearing a white t-shirt.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Marc Robinson, of Local Area CID based at Oxford police station, said: "This was a nasty attack which left the victim requiring hospital treatment.

"We would like to hear from anyone who may have information about this incident or anyone who may have seen what happened.

"Even if you think the information you have may be insignificant, please get in touch by calling 101 and quoting reference number 43180198869.

"You can also get in contact anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."