Police investigating a New Year's Day assault in Ashford are appealing for the public's help to trace a couple they would like to speak to.
A 21-year-old man was knocked out by a man he met as he walked home along Beaver Road in the early hours of New Year's Day after a night out.
The attacker is described as a white man of stocky build, aged 20 to 25-years-old, and about 5ft 9in tall. He was wearing a black puffa style jacket, blue jeans and white trainers and a woolly hat or flat cap. He was with a white woman who was aged 19 to 20-years-old, about 5ft tall and of small build with long dark hair and a long dark puffa style jacket. She was also wearing large hoop earrings.
The victim was left unconscious for a couple of minutes and witnesses saw the couple continue to walk along Beaver Road and then into Godfrey Walk.
Anyone who knows this couple, or has any information about the assault, is asked to contact Sergeant Eric Norman on 101 quoting crime reference zy/19/13/12.
Alternatively if you have information but would prefer to remain anonymous call Kent Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.