A man has been knocked to the ground and assaulted during a violent robbery in Surfers Paradise overnight.
He was struck from behind while walking along Old Burleigh Road around 9:30pm on Tuesday, and fell to the ground.
The attacker then punched and kicked him in the head multiple times, before taking off with his mobile.
The victim was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital with a cut to his cheek, swollen eye, and bleeding nose and face.
Police are still hunting for his assailant.