Man left scarred after knife horror

IPSWICH: A police investigation was underway today after a man was slashed across the face in a sickening knife attack.

Anthony Bond

IPSWICH: A police investigation was underway today after a man was slashed across the face in a sickening knife attack.

Nazer Hussain was left with major scars after he was assaulted as he showered at his home in Spring Road yesterday.

Detectives were called to the property after the 23-year-old was subjected to the ordeal shortly after 3pm.


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It is believed police are hunting two men who burst into the house before slashing Mr Hussain.

After carrying out the attack, which left pools of blood on the floor of Mr Hussain's bathroom, the two men ran away along Spring Road.

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Police and paramedics then arrived at the house, and officers recovered one knife at the scene. They are now hunting the men involved.

Mr Hussain, who works as a chef in a town centre restaurant, said he had gone home yesterday afternoon with a friend of a friend.

While he was in the shower, he said the man left his house, leaving his front door open.

Two men, whose faces were covered with scarves, then entered the house armed with a knife.

Before going up to the bathroom they took a further two knives from Mr Hussain's kitchen.

He said: “I opened the bathroom door and they started pushing me and slicing me with the knife.

“When they sliced me once I shut the shower door and they forced it open and they sliced me again.”

A police spokesman urged those with information to call the force on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Is knife crime a major issue in Ipswich? Write to Your Letters, Evening Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN or e-mail eveningstarletters@eveningstar.co.uk

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