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Teens arrested after reported bottle attack in Suffolk town

PUBLISHED: 16:30 03 July 2018 | UPDATED: 16:30 03 July 2018

The incident happened in Hadleigh High Street Picture: SIMON PARKER

The incident happened in Hadleigh High Street Picture: SIMON PARKER

Three teens have been arrested following reports a man was struck with a bottle while another was punched in the face in a Suffolk high street.

The alleged assault happened at around 12.45am on Sunday morning in Hadleigh.

“A 31-year-old man was struck with a glass bottle causing a deep laceration to his face and he was taken to hospital for treatment,” a police spokesman said. “A 42-year-old man was punched to the face during the same incident, causing swelling to his cheek.”

A 17-year-old boy and two 19-year-old men – all from Hadleigh - have been arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm in connection with the incident.

The 17-year-old has been released on police bail and one of the 19-year-olds have been released under investigation pending further enquiries. The other 19-year-old remains in police custody for questioning.

Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact South CID at Landmark House on 101 quoting reference 36200/18, or the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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