A MAN was assaulted and seriously beaten after flicking a cigarette butt onto Main St, Mornington, 1.30am, Sunday 3 September.
Detective Senior Sergeant Miro Majstorovic, of Mornington Peninsula CIU, said the 21-year-old Seaford man was walking with his girlfriend and a mate in the hotel precinct when the attack occurred. He said a Mazda utility stopped and the passenger got out and started punching the victim to the face, causing a broken nose, chipped teeth, cuts and bruising.
He was taken to Frankston Hospital for treatment.
Detective Majstorovic said anyone who witnessed the incident should call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 or Mornington Peninsula CIU 5978 1300.