Police are appealing for information after a man was hit over the head with a brick as he walked through Alfreton.
The victim, a 29-year-old man, was walking along Cressy Road in the town when he was approached by a man who hit him with a brick.
The man then got him in a headlock but the victim got free and began walking away.
The offender then returned with a small saw and attempted to hit the victim with it but missed and then walked away.
The victim suffered minor facial injuries as a result of the assault which took place at around 10.30pm on 8th August.
Officers would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the assault or has any information.
Contact Derbyshire police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.