A spokesperson said that at approximately 02.45 am on Wednesday, September 3 this year, a 20 year old male was assaulted outside a licensed premises on Ormeau Avenue.
The victim sustained a fractured skull, swollen upper lip and split lower lip.
The injured party was wearing a black jumper, black jeans and red shoes.
“We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the assault to contact the Case Progression Team in Musgrave Police Station on 101,” said the spokesperson.
“Alternatively information can be provided anonymously through independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”