A MAN was punched and kicked outside a bar in Christchurch before being rushed to hospital after sustaining injuries to his head.

Dorset Police have asked for the public to help find an unknown man who punched and kicked a man from Surrey aged in his 30s outside Soho in Church Road. 

The man was taken to hospital after he sustained injuries to his head and was given treatment. 

As part of their investigation, police have released an image of a man they would like to idenify. 

Police Constable Eniko Srof, of Dorset Police, said: “I am now issuing a CCTV image of a man I would like to identify and would ask anyone who recognises him to please come forward.”

Anyone with information can contact Dorset Police on their website or by calling 101 quoting occurrence number 55240062120. 

Otherwise, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on their website or by calling 0800 555 111.