POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a town centre assault that went viral.

Police are investigating the reported assault of a 27-year-old man in Barnsley town centre last weekend.

At around 11.30am on Saturday 19 March, it is reported that an unknown man assaulted the 27-year-old in Wesley Street.

A video of the incident has been shared across social media. 

Anyone with further information should call 101 quoting incident number 652 of 19 March 2016.