A MAN was rushed to hospital with a broken jaw after a fight in Oxford city centre.

Thames Valley Police said the 28-year-old was punched in the face by another man in High Street, close to the junction with Queen Street on Saturday.

It happened between 3.20am and 3.50am.

The force put out an appeal to track down the man who is believed could have fled the scene in a Volkswagen Polo in the direction of Cowley.

He is described by police as an Asian man, tall, with a slim build. He had a slight hair growth underneath his lip, short black hair with a shaved line down the side, and an ear piercing in one ear.

He was dressed in all black clothing, a black hooded jacket, black shirt and jeans.

The victim suffered a broken jaw in two places, but has since been discharged from hospital.

Investigating officer PC Thomas Batchelor, based at St Aldates police station, said: "Although this incident occurred in the early hours of the morning, I believe there will be witnesses as it occurred in Oxford City centre.

"I am appealing to anybody who believes they witnessed an altercation, or who may have CCTV or dash-cam footage of the incident, to please contact police.

"Anyone with information should call the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 43190277282.

"Alternatively you can make a report online or by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111."