A SCHOOLBOY was attacked by a man as he walked home.

The thug punched the 14-year-old in the face in Ashdown Road, Bexhill, causing the boy to suffer cuts and bruises.

The attacker is white, 5ft 7in and aged about 19 with very short blond hair.

He was wearing a black tracksuit.

The assault happened at about 3.20pm on September 21.

Anyone with information should call Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 1048 of 21/09.