A man was racially assaulted and brutally attacked as he walked through Queens Park in Bolton.
Officers were called by the North West Ambulance Service following the attack.
The victim was walking through the park when he was attacked by four Asian men, who shouted racist abuse before launching the brutal assault.
They repeatedly kicked him in the head, face and body.
One of the men men stood over him and stamped on his chest causing significant injuries. One man in the group shouted for them to leave and they all fled in different directions following the attack at just before 7.40pm on October 19.
The victim has bruising to the face, head and body. He has two broken ribs and a punctured lung.
One of the men has been described as Asian, in his early 30s, 6 ft 2 in, of heavy build, with a bald head and a thin ‘lined’ type beard. He was wearing a dark hooded top with tracksuit bottoms and wore white NIKE training shoes. The victim was unable to describe the other members of the group.