Man lost consciousness after being attacked by gang of youths in Mansfield Woodhouse

Police are investigating the crime.
Police are investigating the crime.

A 47-year-old man has been assaulted by a group of youths in Mansfield Woodhouse.

The man was walking along Station Street when he was attacked by six male youths near to the Mirch Massala restaurant.

One of them punched him in the face causing him to fall to the ground, hit his head and lose consciousness.

The youths then ran off.

The crime happened between 8.45pm and 9.10pm last Thursday

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment and was subsequently discharged.

The youths who attacked him are white and aged 15 to 18.

One of them was wearing a red football shirt and black jacket.

Witnesses or anyone with information about the attack should call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 900 of May 3.