POLICE are appealing for help with their inquiries into an unprovoked assault on a pensioner.

The 68-year-old man was attacked in the toilets of the Railway public house in Scholes Lane, Thatto Heath, between 10.50 and 11.30pm on Saturday, April 18.

A woman companion, who had been drinking with the victim, became worried when he failed to return. She went to the toilet where she found him on the floor. He had suffered a black eye and a fractured cheek bone.

Anyone able to help police with their inquiries can contact DC John Crehan at St Helens police station on 0151 777 6064.

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