TWO youths punched and kicked a 44-year-old man to the ground in what police describe as a 'vicious and unprovoked' assault in Little Sutton.
The man had to have four of his teeth wired and stitches on his face after being attacked by the teenagers in an alleyway between shops on the A41 Chester Road on Saturday.
Police, who have just released de-
tails of the incident, say the man had parked in a car park at the rear of the shops just before 8pm and had made his way up the alleyway.
He was approached by the two offenders, described as 16 to 18 years old, one of whom punched him in the side of the head.
He fell to the ground and both youths continued to attack the victim as he lay.
The man's wife, who had been in the car, came to check on him and saw the two youths running off up the alleyway and her husband lying on the floor.
Following emergency treatment, the victim is undergoing further medical investigation over possible cracked bones in his face.
The first of the youths is described as 5ft 10ins tall and was wearing a dark tracksuit and a cap. The second is 5ft 7ins tall.
Sergeant William Moyles, of Cheshire Constabulary, said: 'This is a particularly nasty assault and we would urge anyone who saw anything suspicious at that time in the evening or recognises the description of the youths to contact us on 01244 350 222, or anonymously on Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.'