Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery on Raymond Street in Chester on Sunday (May 17).
A 66-year-old man was walking along the street at around 9.45pm when he was subjected to an unprovoked attack by two men.
Both of the offenders are described as being in their early 20s with local accents.
The victim was taken to hospital to receive treatment for minor injuries following the incident.
Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Cheshire police on 101 quoting incident number CC15139733.
Alternatively, information can also be reported to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.