POLICE are appealing for help in finding a man who may have been injured in an assault in Harlington High Street on Tuesday at around 1.15pm.

Witnesses reported seeing a man beaten, kicked and possibly struck with an object by four boys in their mid-teens

The suspects had already left in a silver vehicle when police arrived.

A member of the public who drove the victim away has since been traced. He described the victim as an Asian boy, aged 16-21, who had a small cut to his head which was bleeding.

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He was dropped off about a mile away in Langley Crescent, Harlington, but police have been unable to contact him.

Det Sgt Keith Bowen said: "We are concerned he may need medical attention. Our primary aim is to ensure he is safe and well and receiving the required treatment.

Any witnesses are asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 3819/12MAR

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.