Police are investigating an alleged assault in Daylesford in the early hours of Monday, March 11.
Investigators have been told a man was walking along Central Springs Road when a man driving a vehicle, possibly a four-wheel drive, stopped just behind him about 2am.
A man got out of the car, chased the victim and assaulted him.
The victim allegedly received a swollen eye and bruising to his head as a result of the incident.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or has any other information about the assault, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report HERE.