Man attacked while walking his dog by the River Gipping in Ipswich

The River Gipping in Ipswich - photo by Tony Pyett

The River Gipping in Ipswich - photo by Tony Pyett - Credit:

A dog walker was punched and kicked while walking alongside the River Gipping in Ipswich.

At around 6.30am on Friday November 18, the 40-year-old man was walking along a path, off London Road, when he was approached by another man.

He asked him what breed of dog the victim had before punching and kicking him.

The victim was left with a lump to his forehead but the dog was uninjured.

The suspect is described as a white man, in his late 20s to 30s and of slim build.

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He was wearing black boots and carrying a Bluetooth speaker.

Anyone with information about the assault is asked to contact the Ipswich Neighbourhood Response Team on 101, quoting reference 66889/16.

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