Man punched in head during the beach party

AN unprovoked attack left a man with facial injuries after he was punched in the head at Hastings beach party on Saturday.

The 43-year-old was listening to the band playing music when the assault happened.

A few words were exchanged before the attacker punched him several times in the head.

The victim fell over a woman in the crowd before landing on the ground, when his attacker continued to hit him.

The attacker was 6ft 2ins tall, white, aged between 30 and 35, had a shaved head, a scar on his face and wore jeans and a t-shirt.

The injured man and the woman he fell over were treated for soreness and swelling, the man to his face and the woman, to her knee.

Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this attack. Anyone who saw what happened can call APS Jane Donnelly on 0845 60 70 999.