Man attacked near town centre

POLICE are investigating after a man was kicked in the stomach and face as he lay on the ground in the early hours of Saturday morning.The 24-year-old was in Grove Lane, Ipswich, between 3.

POLICE are investigating after a man was kicked in the stomach and face as he lay on the ground in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The 24-year-old was in Grove Lane, Ipswich, between 3.30am and 4am when he was approached by two men who asked him for loose change or use of his mobile phone.

The victim carried on walking and the men approached him again and hit him in the back causing him to fall to the floor. He was kicked in the stomach and face as he lay on the ground.

The men then ran off. The first male is described as white, aged 20 to 25 years old, 173cm tall, medium build, with short dark hair and was wearing dark clothing. The second man is described as white, aged 20 to 25 years old, 180cm tall, medium build, with short dark hair and was wearing a red zip up jacket. Anyone with information should call Pc James Cassedy at the Ipswich Neighbourhood Response Team on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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