Witness appeal after 18-year-old assaulted in Bury St Edmunds

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Police in Bury St Edmunds are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was assaulted in the town.

The incident took place shortly before 4am on Sunday, August 16 in Station Hill, where the victim, an 18-year-old man, was tripped up and then struck to the head whilst on the ground, causing him to sustain minor injuries.

The offender is described as a white man, aged in his early twenties, with short dark hair, wearing a dark top, grey cargo style shorts and deck shoes. He was accompanied by another man and a woman.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident, in particular a group of people who were seen outside a nearby kebab shop, as they may be able to help with their enquiries.

Anyone with information about this assault is asked to contact Pc Samantha Ostley at Bury St Edmunds Police Station on 101 quoting reference BU/15/2699, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.