A 54-YEAR-OLD man was assaulted and had his wallet stolen in Newport's Maindee area last Saturday night, Gwent Police said.

Officers are appealing for information about the assault which they say happened on Malvern Road at around 10.20pm on April 19.

They suspect that two men were involved in the incident - one is described as slim, around 26 years old with fair hair and wearing a light coloured jacket. A description wasn't provided for the second man.

If you can help call 101 quoting log 470 19/4/14.