14-year-old boy punched in the stomach during racially aggravated assault

The incident took place on North Hill in Woodbridge Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The incident took place on North Hill in Woodbridge Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

A teenage boy was punched in the stomach following an incident of racially aggravated assault in Woodbridge.

District and town councillor Chris Mapey said he was shocked by news of the incident Picture: SARAH

District and town councillor Chris Mapey said he was shocked by news of the incident Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

Police are appealing for information after the incident which occurred on Monday, June 10 at around 7.15pm in North Hill, Woodbridge.

A 14-year-old boy was walking home when he was approached by an unknown male.

The male then verbally abused the boy before punching him in the stomach, causing pain and discomfort. The male then ran off down Bredfield Street.

The male is described as white, 5ft 11ins, aged between 30 and 40 years of age, of medium build, bald and with a ginger beard.


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He was wearing a grey jacket, dark jeans and white trainers.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with information is asked to visit the Suffolk police website quoting crime reference 37/34343/19, or telephone 101 or email PC Mortimer.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form

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