A LONE male suffered head injuries after he was assaulted by a group of youths in Maryport.

The incident happened at 8pm October 19 in the area of King Street and Senhouse Street.

The man had to be taken to hospital as a result of the injuries.

A spokesman for Cumbria Constabulary said: "We are appealing for information that could help identify the suspects.

"They are thought to be a group of young adults who have assaulted a lone male leaving him requiring hospital treatment for a head injury."

In August police previously appealed for witnesses following an assault outside the Lifeboat pub, Maryport, when a young woman was attacked by three women.

Anyone with information ring PC 2761 Davies on 101.

Alternatively, you can contact charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

When contacting the police quote incident number 211 of October 19.