A 36-year-old man was treated for a bite injury after he was assaulted at a Co-op in Epsom recently.

The violent attack took place at the Co-op on Station Approach in Epsom shortly after 2pm on Friday, January 3.

A police spokesperson described the incident in further detail, revealing how the victim appeared to have been bitten on the arm during the assault.

"The victim was punched and kicked and was treated for a bite to his arm after being assaulted by another man.

"We’re keen to trace the man shown in the photographs who was seen in the area at the time," Surrey Police said, before providing a description of the person they're searching for in the wake of the attack:

"He is described as:

  • White with a tanned complexion.
  • 5ft 8ins tall.
  • He was around 12 stone in weight.
  • He was wearing a dark blue hooded top, dark shirt with collar, dark blue jeans, and black trainers".

If you think you can help with their investigation, call Surrey Police on 101 (999 in an emergency) quoting PR/ 45200000985.

You can also give information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.