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Two men attacked with metal pole and wooden stick in late night Ipswich brawl

PUBLISHED: 12:17 17 August 2018 | UPDATED: 12:17 17 August 2018

The scene of an assault in Ipswich Picture: ARCHANT

The scene of an assault in Ipswich Picture: ARCHANT

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A man was taken to hospital and another suffered minor injuries after a fight broke out in Ipswich during the early hours of Thursday morning.

Eagle Street taped off following a police incident Picture: ARCHANTEagle Street taped off following a police incident Picture: ARCHANT

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after the two men were assaulted near the centre of town – leading to the closure of a busy junction.

Officers were called to the scene at 1.45am on Thursday to reports of a fight taking place in Bond Street, near the junction of Eagle Street.

Suspects used a metal pole and a wooden stick to assault the two victims – one taken to hospital after sustaining head injuries as a result of the incident, while the other received minor injuries.

Police believed an altercation had taken place between the two victims and a group of three men in Rope Walk before the assault.

Police cordoned off three roads in central Ipswich Picture: ARCHANTPolice cordoned off three roads in central Ipswich Picture: ARCHANT

One suspect was described as black, 5ft 10-11in, in his 30s, of big build, with short hair, and wearing a turquoise top and dark trousers.

A second suspect was described as Asian, 5ft 10-11in, in his 30s, with a close beard, short hair and wearing a dark jacket.

The third man was described as black and of a similar height.

Two roads were closed to allow a police investigation into the circumstances of the incident to take place.

Witnesses or anybody with any information should call Ipswich CID on 101, quoting reference 46545/18.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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