Police hunt gang after Christmas attack

A MAN suffered scratches to his forehead and face when he was attacked by four men in Ipswich.

A MAN suffered scratches to his forehead and face when he was attacked by four men in Ipswich.

The 43-year-old was walking along Neptune Quay at the Waterfront with his 20-year-old son about 10.20pm on Christmas Day when the gang approached him and became verbally abusive.

They then punched him to the head and hit him with a shoe before the victim and his son managed to escape the gang by heading towards Stoke Bridge and Cardinal Park.

The first male is described as 40 to 50-years-old, of slim build, 5ft 8in to 6ft, with two front teeth missing. He had a pointed chin and brown heavy stubble to his face. He was wearing a black jacket.

The second male was 18 to 21-years-old, slim build, 5ft 8in to 6ft and was wearing a light blue hooded top.

The third male was in the same age and height range, of slim build and was wearing a black jacket, dark jeans and white trainers.

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The fourth male was also in the same age and height range and was wearing a white hooded top.

Anyone with information should call to Pc Sally Wilson at Ipswich police on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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