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Witness appeal after man assaulted in Debenham




Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Debenham.

The incident took place on Monday, August 26 at around 6.30pm on the high street in the village.

It is reported that a man driving a van stopped his vehicle near to the fish and chip shop, got out and approached a man in his 50s who was walking home.

Anyone with information should call police on 101. Picture by Mark Bullimore.
Anyone with information should call police on 101. Picture by Mark Bullimore.

An altercation took place and the van driver punched the victim in the face causing him to fall onto the road.

As a result the victim sustained cuts to the back of his head which required hospital treatment.

The victim and suspect are known to each other.

A 46-year-old man from the local area was arrested by police on August 30 in connection with the incident.

He has been bailed to return to police on November 5.

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Officers are asking witnesses or anybody who may have dash-cam footage at the relevant time to contact police on 101, quoting crime reference 37/51474/19 via their website.

Anybody who may have relevant dash-cam or mobile phone footage is asked to visit this website.



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