A fancy-dress reveller dressed as Spiderman was left unconscious after being assaulted by a gang of men in Looe on New Year's Eve.
The incident took place shortly before midnight as the 18-year-old was walking to a kebab shop in Fore Street.
A police spokesman said: "Between 11.50pm and midnight the victim was walking to the kebab shop in Fore Street when he was assaulted by four or five unknown men resulting in him being knocked unconscious.
"The 18-year-old man was taken to Derriford Hospital by ambulance and was treated for minor injuries including cuts and grazes to his body and face."
Officers are appealing for any witnesses or information to please call police on 101 quoting crime reference BE/14/5.