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Man in 20s suffers head injury after being 'struck by object'

PUBLISHED: 14:11 21 July 2019 | UPDATED: 15:24 21 July 2019

A man has been assaulted in Camps Road, Haverhill Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

A man has been assaulted in Camps Road, Haverhill Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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Police want to hear from witnesses after a man in his 20s suffered a head injury following an assault in Haverhill.

Officers were called by paramedics shortly after 6am to reports that a man had been assaulted near a car park in Lower Downs Slade.

A police spokesman said: "The victim - a man in his 20s - is reported to have been struck on the head, potentially by an object.

"He has suffered a minor injury as a result of this incident.

"Officers are conducting enquiries in the local area and will be engaging with the victim."

Earlier, witnesses said the man appeared to have been hit with a hammer.

They also said a number of police cars and ambulances were parked up near the town's library, in nearby Camps Road.

Witnesses to the attack and anyone with information should call Suffolk police on 101, quoting reference 42786/19.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or fill in the charity's online form.

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