A GANG of young yobs punched a man to the floor for a few cans of booze.
Two men and a woman were walking along Roker Baths Road in Sunderland, after buying some cans of alcohol.
A group of about four teenagers walked towards them, punching one of the men, aged 20, in the face, knocking him to the ground.
The yob then snatched a bag he was carrying.
The victim suffered facial injuries.
The youngsters were believed to be in their teens.
The attack took place at about 9.20pm on Saturday.
Anyone with information is asked to phone police on 03456 043 043.
Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.