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Man left shaken after assault at Ipswich bus stop

PUBLISHED: 15:35 23 May 2019 | UPDATED: 15:36 23 May 2019

Suffolk police are appealing for information aftera man was assaulted at a bus stop in Ipswich.  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Suffolk police are appealing for information aftera man was assaulted at a bus stop in Ipswich. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted at a bus stop in Ipswich last week.

The incident occurred at around 3pm on Wednesday, May 15 at a bus shelter in Meredith Road.

The victim - aged in his 20s - was waiting for a bus when he was approached by a man who grabbed his face and then put him a headlock-style hold and shouted at him. Another man who appeared to be known to the suspect then shouted at him to stop.

The victim did not suffer any injuries as a result of this incident, but was caused him pain and left him shaken.

The suspect is described as white, aged in his 40s, short, of a large build, with grey hair which was straight at the sides and curly on top. He was wearing a blue jacket, dark blue tracksuit bottoms and white trainers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ipswich West Safer Neighbourhood Team on 101 quoting reference 28123/19, or by providing an online update via the constabulary website.

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