Police appeal after late-night attack

TWO men needed hospital treatment after being attacked by a group of youths in Woodbridge.A 59-year-old man sustained a broken tooth, an injury to his eye and cuts and bruises, and his 42-year-old friend sustained a possible broken rib and a black eye.

TWO men needed hospital treatment after being attacked by a group of youths in Woodbridge.

A 59-year-old man was given a broken tooth, an injury to his eye and cuts and bruises, and his 42-year-old friend sustained a possible broken rib and a black eye.

The pair were walking in an alleyway between shops Wine Rack and Barratts, off the Thoroughfare, at about 11pm on Friday

They saw a group of around five males and at least two females standing near a bike rack in the alley and as they walked by, one member of the group made a comment to them.


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The two men were then assaulted by members of the group before going to safety at the river area where some youths offered them tissues.

One of the offenders is described as white, in his mid to late teens, about 5ft 5ins, of stocky or chubby build, with dark hair. He was wearing a dark fleece-type top with a hood, with lighter coloured panels on the front, and dark baggy jeans.

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Police want to trace the group and the youngsters who offered the men tissues after the incident.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call Woodbridge police on 01473 613500.

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