Stowmarket street attack: Man bailed

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Police have identified a group involved in an assault yesterday morning in which one man was hospitalised with serious facial injuries.

The street fight, which involved a group of four men in fancy dress and two friends, took place in Ipswich Street and Hollingsworth Road, near Jokers night club, in Stowmarket, at around 4am.

One was dressed in full red Liverpool Football Club playing kit and another as Woody from Disney’s Toy Story.

Police said a 25-year-old man, from Stowmarket, received a suspected fractured cheek bone after being attacked by one of the group of four.

He was taken to Ipswich Hospital, where he remains in a stable condition, along with his 23-year-old friend who received minor injuries.

A 26-year-old man, from Stowmarket, handed himself into police at lunchtime yesterday and has been released on bail until August 14, pending further inquiries.