Police are appealing for information after a man suffered head and facial injuries during an assault in Chapel-en-le-Frith.
The 43-year-old victim was walking along Park Road after a night out with friends when he was shoved from behind and fell to the floor.
He was then kicked and punched several times and knocked unconscious during the assault, which happened between 2am and 4am on Sunday September 21.
The victim was taken to Stepping Hill Hospital, in Stockport.
Anyone with any information should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting crime reference 41263/14. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.