A MAN was punched in the face and then kicked on the floor during a Salisbury city centre assault.

The incident happened shortly after 4pm on Monday, June 10, on the corner of the Market Place near to Allum and Sidaway Jewellers.

A 30-year-old local man was punched to the head and face a number of times causing him to fall to the ground.

He was then kicked as he was on the floor.

The police are appealing for witnesses, and the suspect is described as white, approximately 5 ft 6 to 5 ft 7 inches tall, with brown short hair.

He was clean shaven and was wearing a navy blue hooded top, with a red and white t-shirt underneath and dark trousers.

He walked off with another man in the direction of the Market Place public toilets.

The second man, who stood and watched the assault take place, is described as white and of a similar height, with some stubble on his face.

He was wearing a grey tracksuit.

Anyone with any information should call 101 and quote crime reference number 54190055776, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.