A MAN was repeatedly kicked and punched by youths outside a supermarket.

The 29-year-old was set upon after an argument in front of Waitrose in Wantage sometime between 10.30pm and 11.10pm on Saturday.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the assault on Wallingford Street to come forward.

The man suffered cuts and bruising but did not need to go to hospital.

The white boys were about 16-years-old and about 4ft 10ins. One was wearing a white cap and a black puffer jacket. The other wore a white jacket.

Anyone who has information which could help police is asked to contact them on 101.