POLICE are hunting for the men that chased somebody down the street before kicking them in the head in a 'frightening' attack.

The incident happened back in January, but Thames Valley Police have only just released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to.

In a bid to track down the robbers the fresh appeal wants anybody who recognises the man or remembers something happening in town on the morning of January 20, to call police.

The incident took place at 4am.

A 43-year-old man was approached by two men he didn't know on the entrance to Castle Mound. 

The men threatened him and told him to hand over his belongings.

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They chased him down Castle Street and kicked him in the head and back.

A member of the public got involved and took the victim to safety.

Nothing was stolen, but the man had head and back injuries.

He was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital and has since been discharged.

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The investigator, Marie Doherty, based at St Adates police station said: "This was a frightening incident for the victim.

"I am releasing this CCTV image as I believe the man pictured may have vital information about the incident."

She appealed to anybody with information, or anybody who recognises the man, to call 101 quoting 43190020260.