A MAN was left with a cut to his head and a severe concussion after being punched to the floor near an Indian restaurant in Wallingford.

The incident happened at around 8.30pm on Saturday, October 17 when the victim, a man in his fifties, was parking his car in a driveway on the High Street, near Wallingford Tandoori.

He was approached by three men and one of them punched him causing him to fall backwards and be knocked unconscious.

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Nothing was taken and the offenders then left in the direction of Thames Street.

The man received a cut to the back of his head, bruising and swelling to his face and a severe concussion. He received hospital treatment and multiple stitches and has since been discharged.

A 19-year-old man and a 20-year-old man, both from Wallingford, have been arrested in connection with this incident and have been released on police bail.

Thames Valley Police is releasing a CCTV image of a man who may have important information about the incident.

Investigating officer PC Emma Kidd, based at Abingdon police station, said: “This was an unprovoked assault which left the victim requiring hospital treatment for a concussion that he is still experiencing effects from.

“I am releasing this CCTV image as I believe that this man may have important information about this incident.

“If you recognise this man, or think that it might be you, get in touch.

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“I am also appealing to anyone who was driving in the area to check their dash cam footage. I believe that the offenders came up Thames Street and crossed over the High Street immediately before the incident.

“You can contact us using our online reporting form, quoting reference number 43200329452, or by calling the non-emergency number 101.

“Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111.”