Police are looking for a man who allegedly assaulted a barman at a New Plymouth pub on Thursday night.
The victim of the one punch attack is believed to the the owner of the Treehouse Bar and Bistro on Devon St West.
The assault happened about 7pm and the alleged offender was last seen heading west towards Seaview Rd and Lawry St on a pushbike.
Acting Sergeant Wade Callander said the man entered the bar and after being asked to leave following an altercation with the barman he punched him once in the face.
“We haven’t been able to locate the alleged offender at this stage.”
Callander said police would be using the bar’s CCTV footage to try to identify the assailant.
The victim didn’t require medical attention.