Police need help in tracing where man was assaulted in Bury

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Detectives in Bury St Edmunds are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in the town last week.

The incident is believed to have been in the town centre at some time between 12am and 5am on Wednesday, January 20.

The victim does not recall where he was assaulted, with initial police enquiries determining that he was last seen outside a bar in St Andrew’s Street South at around midnight.

He was then found by ambulance personnel in Cannon Street at around 5am, where he had suffered a number of injuries including a suspected broken jaw and cheek bone along with cuts to his face and hands.

The victim is white, aged in his 30s, 6ft tall, of slim build, and with blonde hair.

He was wearing a black and brown fleece under a black jacket, black trousers and boots.

He was carrying a navy blue rucksack and a black holdall.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have seen a man matching this description being assaulted between 12am and 5am that morning, or involved in any form of altercation.

Any witnesses are asked to contact DC Anna Harvey at Bury St Edmunds CID on 101 quoting reference 37/13596/16.

They can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.