A MAN was dragged to the ground and kicked in the head after challenging two youths who were kicking a ball against a bus shelter.
The 51-year-old was attacked after approaching the youths on Parkhouse Road, at Lower Pilsley, near Chesterfield.
He was left with swelling and bruising and was taken to hospital for treatment.
His attackers were both white, aged around 16, and were wearing white T-shirts.
One had curly, blond hair and the other was wearing a cap.
Witnesses to the incident at 11pm on Friday, April 15 or anyone with information about those responsible should call PC Emily Sunderland at Derbyshire Police on 0345 1233333.
Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111.