Police probe into Bridport football assault

Police are hoping to talk to anyone who may have witnessed an alleged assault that occurred during a football match in the state's north on Saturday.

According to Tasmania Police, a 44-year-old man sustained serious injuries which required treatment at the Laucneston General Hospital after he was assaulted behind play during a match at Bridport.

The man was playing for the Bridport Football Club against the East Coast Swans in the reserves game as part of the NEFU roster. 

The man received a hit to the face behind the play and fell to the ground. He made his way off the field before being taken to the LGH by ambulance.

As a result of the attack, the man sustained two fractured cheek bones, a broken eye socket, broken sinus bones and a misaligned jaw and teeth. 

Police are investigating and would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the assault.

Information can be left via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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