Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in the back in Ewell

The victim was walking with a friend across the island of grass in the middle of Gadesden Road, towards Alway Avenue between 10pm and 11pm on July 26 when he was approached by a group of four men.

The men spoke to the victim, before attacking him. During the assault the victim was knifed in the back.

He managed to escaped into Alway Avenue and the men made off. The victim made his own way to hospital, where his injuries have been described as serious but not life threatening.

The four suspects are all described as white, wearing dark clothing and face coverings.

Two of the men are believed to have left on a motorcycle that was parked in Baker Place.

The third man is described as white, 5’10”-6’, in his early 20s. He had a scraggly dark beard. He was wearing a dark baseball cab pulled very low on his face. A dark hooded top and dark tracksuit bottoms.

The fourth man is described as white, 5’6” tall, approximately 20 years old. He had short dark hair which was shorter at the sides and back and was wearing a white t-shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Surrey Police on 101, or giving information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111. quoting reference PR/45180080088.