A MAN was allegedly punched and kicked in the head in Kendal today (July 19).

The alleged assault took place near the Birdcage, on Stricklandgate, at around 3am.

Cumbria Police have described the suspect as being 5ft 8in tall, of medium build and wearing a camouflage jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to call non-emergency 101 and ask for PC Batley or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.