A man has been attacked by a gang of five people on Sunday evening as he walked along a footpath in Caie Walk.
The man in his early forties, was walking along the path at the front of the walk when he was attacked by a group of five people who punched him and then slashed at him with a sharp implement causing cuts on his face and chest.
He fought back and punched one of the men in the mouth. His attackers then walked off towards Hardwick Shopping Precinct,
The attack was about 8.40pm.
Detectives believe the suspect who was punched in the mouth is likely to have a bruised face and significant damage to his teeth due to the marks o0n the victim’s hand.
Anyone who may know who the offenders are or has information about the attack is asked to contact Det Con Steven Duncan at Bury St Edmunds CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.