UPDATED: Landlord and friend treated after closing time attack at pub

The Aristocrat pub in Aylesbury
The Aristocrat pub in Aylesbury

Yobs demanding an after-hours drink attacked a pub landlord and his friend – and police are now hunting the culprits.

Police were called to the Aristocrat pub in Aylesbury in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Two men, one of who was landlord Gary Batey, 48, were injured and taken to Stoke Mandeville Hospital for treatment.

The offenders, who were not known to the victims, are believed to be mixed race males in their twenties.

One is described as 5’6” tall, slim build with short, black affro hair and wearing a red T-shirt with a stripe. The other is taller, medium build and wearing black or dark blue clothing.

Anyone with information can call Thames Valley Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111