Detectives are appealing for witnesses to a robbery in which a man was knocked to the ground and repeatedly kicked.
The 23-year-old victim was walking along Mersea Road, Colchester, at about 2am on Saturday June 25 when he was approached by a group of up to four men.
He was knocked to the ground and kicked in the head and torso. His wallet was stolen but later recovered.
The suspects then walked up Mersea Road, past the Texaco petrol station.
They were described as white, between 5ft 10in and 6ft tall, and of medium build.
The victim, who was knocked unconscious for a short time, suffered minor cuts, swelling and bruising. He was helped by three men, who came to his aid.
Police are appealing for anyone who saw what happened, or has any information aobut the incident, to get in touch with Pc Mike Heslegrave of Colchester CID on 101.
Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org