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Man hospitalised with head injuries after being punched and kicked in Civic

A man has suffered head injuries after being punched and kicked as he lay on the ground during the early hours of Friday morning.

Police say the assault occurred at the taxi rank near Bailey’s Court in Civic about 3.45am and involved three men.

One of the men struck the victim with his hand, causing him to fall the ground. Another man then kicked the victim while he was on the ground.

The two offenders walked away, but were stopped a short time later by police.

They were both taken to the ACT Watch House and will be interviewed at a later time.

ACT Ambulance Services took the victim to Calvary Hospital suffering head injuries.

Police have appealed for anyone who may have witnessed the event to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.