A NEWPORT man is being sought by police after a woman was assaulted outside two city pubs.

Officers would like to speak to 44-year-old Richard Leonard Jones from the Newport area about the assault on May 13.

A woman, 44, had her face injured in the assault at The Albert pub and outside The Oddfellows pub on Commercial Street at about 5.30pm.

In a statement Gwent Police said they are continuing with their enquiries and wish to speak to Richard Jones who could hold vital information to assist the investigation.

Anyone who can help police is asked to call 101 quoting log number 29 14/05/14 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.