CCTV footage reveals the moment a man was attacked after being called a “f***ing foreigner”.

Ioannis Kokkinos begged the gang of youths to leave him alone, before they punched, kicked and threw bottles at the Greek man after knocking him out in the street.

Police are looking to speak to people who may have information about the incident, which happened on West Street at about 4am on April 15.

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The 39-year-old is struggling to walk after suffering a dislocated shoulder, a rotated calf, and serious bruising in the 4am attack in West Street, Brighton, last month. Mr Kokkinos said: “They were like animals laughing.

The Argus:

“I heard one of them say ‘he’s a f***ing foreigner get him down’ I was begging them to leave me alone but they kept going until I fell unconscious.”