A ROBBERY victim suffered facial injuries when was kicked on the ground after being knocked off his bike by thugs in Jaywick.

The man - aged in his 40s - was cycling down an alley near Alvis Avenue at around 2am on Saturday, June 24, when he was approached by two men.

A police spokesman said: "One of them punched him in the face, knocking him off his bike before he was kicked by both men while on the floor.

"His black and green Muddy Fox mountain bike was stolen and he suffered injuries to his face and shoulder."

Police have only just released details of the attack.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Det Con Bernadette White at Clacton police on 101 quoting incident 116 of 24/06 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.