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Ipswich: Police hunting men who attacked man as he took bags out of taxi in Station Street

PUBLISHED: 19:37 06 February 2014 | UPDATED: 19:38 06 February 2014

Witnesses are being sought after the perpetrators were seen walking off towards Maidenhall Approach following the attack in Station Street at around 6.20pm on Monday.

Witnesses are being sought after the perpetrators were seen walking off towards Maidenhall Approach following the attack in Station Street at around 6.20pm on Monday.

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A man unloading bags from a taxi was assaulted by two men in Ipswich, leaving him with a swollen face.

Witnesses are being sought after the perpetrators were seen walking off towards Maidenhall Approach following the attack in Station Street at around 6.20pm on Monday.

A Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said: “A man was assaulted in the street by two men as he was unloading bags from a taxi.

“The two men walked off in the direction of Maidenhall Approach. The male victim sustained swelling to the face as a result of the incident.”

One offender is described as a white man in his early 20s and around 5ft 7ins tall with blonde hair. He was wearing a black puffa jacket with a black hood and tracksuit trousers.

The second offender is described as a white man aged in his late teens to early 20s and around 5ft tall with brown hair. He was wearing a grey tracksuit.

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