A man has been assaulted on The Parade in Epsom during the early hours of Saturday morning.

The victim was approached by a stranger who hit him in the back of the head causing him to collapse.

The suspect is white, with dark hair and aged in his 20s.

Police are looking for any witnesses to the assault.

Anyone with any information should contact police quoting reference number PR/45220051644.

A spokesperson for Epsom and Ewell Police said: “We are appealing for witnesses after an assault occurred on The Parade in Epsom on Saturday, 14 May, at around 1am.

“Officers were called after the victim was approached by an unknown man who hit him on the back causing him to fall to the floor.

“The suspect is described as a White man, in his 20s and with dark hair.

“If anyone saw or heard anything suspicious, or has any information, please contact us quoting PR/45220051644 via:

“• Webchat on our website https://www.surrey.police.uk/

“• Our online reporting tool https://www.surrey.police.uk/.../tell-us-about-existing.../”