Police in Dartford investigating a serious assault have released images of a man who may be able to provide important information.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was walking on the High Street near the junction with Spital Street when he was reportedly attacked by a group of men.

He was taken to hospital with serious injuries to his face and ankle.

Officers have carried out a number of lines of enquiry including an extensive review of CCTV footage, and are now able to release these images.

The incident happened in the early hours of Friday, April 19.

Anyone who recognises the man in the images is urged to call the appeal line on 01474 366149 quoting reference 46/74799/19. Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.