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13 September 2012, 09:36
Police have released the image of a man who was viciously attacked just feet from his Bury home.
The 29 year old man was walking along Walmersley Road in Bury at about 11pm on Saturday 1 September.
He was hit in the face causing him to fall to the floor. His attackers then launched into the assault, punching him in the face and body, and taking money from his pockets.
They the victim barely conscious in the street and ran off.
Detective Constable Dave Potter said: "These are offenders who did not even hesitate to use violence on their victim to steal from him, and we have launched an investigation to try and find them.
"The picture we have released shows just how savage this attack was.
"I would therefore urge anyone who may have witnessed this attack or have any information about who is responsible to call us."