Officers investigating an assault at a bus stop in Nottingham Road, Alfreton, are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
The incident happened at around 7pm on Wednesday, May 8, opposite the junction with Prospect Street.
A 19-year-old man, who had been waiting at the bus stop, reported that a man got out of the passenger side of a white van and punched him until he fell to the ground.
When the victim was on the ground, the attacker continued to assault him, and also smashed his phone.
Officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident, and are particularly keen to trace the driver of a red car who stopped and asked if the victim was ok.
If you have any information which would help the force with it's enquiries, get in touch using one of the following non-emergency contact methods, quoting the reference number 19000241664 and the name of the officer in the case, PC Sean Davis, in any correspondence.
- Facebook – send a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
- Twitter – direct message the contact centre on @DerPolContact
- Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/
- Phone – call 101.
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
In the event of an emergency you should always call 999.