A MAN was beaten and robbed after lending a woman his phone.

The 43-year-old Polish man was on Town Street in Batley when a white woman with ginger hair asked to use his phone.

After handing it to her, the man was attacked by a black or Asian man who repeatedly kicked him in the face.

The pair left with the phone. The incident happened between midnight and 1am on February 6.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Call Pc Colin Peace at Batley Neighbourhood Policing Team via 0845 6060606.