A GROUP of young men launched an attack on a pedestrian leaving him unconscious.

The 34-year-old man was kicked and punched to the ground by three or four men aged between 18 and 25.

The victim was walking along Victoria Road, Stanford-le-Hope, at 4am on Sunday January 19, when the gang started swinging punches. He was left unconscious for a short time and suffered facial injuries.

Anyone with information about the attack should call Pc Hazel O’Brien at Grays CID on Essex Police 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.