A MAN was kicked and punched a number of times in an attack outside the town centre McDonald’s.

The assault on the 23-year-old happened at 8.40pm on Sunday, July 5 between the fast food restaurant and Argos in Canal Walk.

Police say it lasted for several minutes and arrested two men, aged 38 and 40. The pair have been released on conditional bail.

The victim was not seriously injured.

A police spokeswoman said: "We believe there may have been two witnesses to the incident who also tried to intervene. 

"If you think this may have been you, or if you witnessed the assault take place, we'd really like to hear from you as you may be able to assist with our enquiries."

Call 101 and quote crime reference number 54200065227 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.