Dorset Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after investigations about an assault in Weymouth.
The incident took place on The Esplanade between Aura and the Lazy Lizard at around 3am on Monday 23 December 2019.
A man in his 20’s was punched to the head from behind and knocked to the ground.
The victim sustained lacerations to his eyebrow and knee. He also suffers from fractures to his hand that subsequently required surgery.
Police Constable Ryan Lloyd, of Weymouth police, said: “We appreciate this incident was some time ago now but we have just been able to obtain a full account from the victim after they have received medical treatment. He has sustained nasty injuries in an unprovoked attack and we are carrying out a full investigation to identify the offender.
“I am appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the assault or who has any information about who is responsible to please contact us.
“I understand several members of the public came to the aid of the victim following the incident and I would be keen to speak to these people to see if they have any information that can assist our investigation.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email email@example.com or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200003039. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.