Man in 20s suffers head injury after being ‘struck by object’

A man has been assaulted in Camps Road, Haverhill Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

A man has been assaulted in Camps Road, Haverhill Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

Police want to hear from witnesses after a man in his 20s suffered a head injury following an assault in Haverhill.

Officers were called by paramedics shortly after 6am to reports that a man had been assaulted near a car park in Lower Downs Slade.

A police spokesman said: "The victim - a man in his 20s - is reported to have been struck on the head, potentially by an object.

"He has suffered a minor injury as a result of this incident.

"Officers are conducting enquiries in the local area and will be engaging with the victim."

Earlier, witnesses said the man appeared to have been hit with a hammer.

They also said a number of police cars and ambulances were parked up near the town's library, in nearby Camps Road.

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Witnesses to the attack and anyone with information should call Suffolk police on 101, quoting reference 42786/19.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or fill in the charity's online form.

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