Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault in Newport Pagnell.

The appeal relates to an incident that happened around 2.30am on Sunday last weekend (1/12) near to the Co-Op on Newport Pagnell High Street.

The victim was a man in his forties, who was assaulted by two men. He was then hit with a plank of wood and kicked when he was unconscious on the ground.

The victim required hospital treatment for fractures to his face and a broken arm, and he has since been discharged.

The first offender is described as a white man, aged between 25 and 35, slim, around 5ft 8ins tall, and with scruffy black hair and some facial hair on his jawline. He was wearing a white cap, a light colour jacket, black trousers and black trainers.

The second offender is described as a white man, aged between 25 and 35, stocky with short hair. He was wearing a red cap, a jacket over a black hooded top, black trousers and black shoes.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Leanne Shepherd said, “This was a vicious attack and the victim sustained multiple fractures and had to receive hospital treatment.

“We are currently investigating this assault but need help from the public, so would like to speak to anyone with information about this incident.

“If you think you can help, please contact the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number 101 or make a report online quoting the reference 43190374824.

“If you would like to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”