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Man found with head injuries by side of road near Rickinghall may have been assaulted

Investigation launched
Investigation launched

Police are appealing for witnesses or information after a 30-year-old man was found with head injuries between Finningham and Rickinghall this morning.

At sometime between 5:30am and 6:00am, today, Thursday May 16, it is understood that a woman driver in car, possibly dark blue, stopped to help an injured man at the side of a road somewhere between Finningham and Rickinghall.

The woman gave him a lift to his friend’s address in Rickinghall and then left.

The man was later taken to West Suffolk Hospital where he remains in a stable condition. Police believe that the head injuries he sustained are consistent with having been assaulted.

Officers would like to speak to the woman who assisted the victim this morning as she left without leaving her details.

Witnesses or anybody who may have any information or relevant dashcam or mobile phone footage are asked to provide an online update via the constabulary website: www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us or by calling West CID on 101 quoting reference 37/27649/19.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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