Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Dover early on New Year's Day which left him with a blood clot on his brain, cuts and bruises.
The 30-year-old man had been to a party in London Road and was returning to the address after getting some air at around 1am when he was confronted by four men.
He was assaulted and lost consciousness and is currently undergoing surgery at William Harvey Hospital.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact PC Andrew West on 01304 240055.
Alternatively, if you don't want to give your name, call Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. You could be eligible for a reward.