At approximately 12:30pm on Sunday 29th April 2018 we received a report of an assault near the mountain behind Rhoslan Shops in Tredegar.
During the incident the victim was struck with what is believed to have been a metal object, causing facial injuries.
The offender has been described as wearing a white hooded top and walking two dogs.
The victim has received hospital treatment for his injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log 421 29/04/2018.