Whanganui Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted and robbed early Sunday morning.
The man was found on Smithfield Road about 2am with serious head and facial injuries.
He was taken to hospital and has since been discharged.
Initial enquiries suggest the man was attacked by a group of people who also stole several items from him.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who has relevant information is urged to contact Detective Greg Gray at
Whanganui Police on (06) 215 4138.
Information can also be supplied anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.