Gang attacks man in street

A MAN was pushed to the ground and attacked by a gang of men in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Dave Gooderham

A MAN was pushed to the ground and attacked by a gang of men in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Detectives have today launched an appeal for witnesses after the incident in Bury St Edmunds.

The victim was walking in Glastonbury Road when a group of five men ran up behind him and pushed him over. One demanded the man's mobile phone but he refused and was attacked.


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The gang, who police say all wore dark clothing, ran off from the scene leaving the man with facial injuries.

The man who assaulted the victim is said to have been of Asian appearance and spoke with a foreign accent. He was around 5ft 8ins tall, in his late 20s to early 30s, of slim build and wearing a dark coloured top with hood up, jeans and white trainers.

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Anyone with information about the incident - which took place between 2.10am and 2.35am - should contact Det Sgt Stuart Sowerby at Bury CID on 01284 774100.

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