Police are seeking witnesses to a savage assault at Lismore last night.
Just before 11pm, a 49-year-old man was attacked and robbed by a group of between six and eight youths in Elders Park, Goonellabah.
The victim was punched and kicked to the ground; and then jumped on, the blows striking his head and back.
The group stole his wallet but later returned to again kick and jump on the man.
The youths were last seen running towards the grounds of the Goonellabah Soccer club.
Police were called and took the victim to Lismore Hospital where he was treated for a suspected broken nose and other facial injuries.
Officers searched the area for the attackers and canvassed neighbouring homes for witnesses.
Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Lismore Police on (02) 6626 0599 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.