A man was grabbed from behind and had his armed forced behind his back in an attempted robbery in North Derbyshire.
The 32-year-old was walking along a path off King Street, Clowne, when he was targeted.
He was struck on the head by the two men, who demanded cash, but the victim managed to struggle free and ran off.
The offenders fled the scene when a car drove past.
n Witnesses to the incident, which happened on Saturday, December 28, at 11.15pm, are asked to call Bolsover CID on 101.