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Man and woman both punched in the face in late night assault

PUBLISHED: 12:34 27 October 2020 | UPDATED: 12:34 27 October 2020

The assault happened on Saturday night in Bury St Edmunds on the corner of Out Westgate Street and Hospital Road. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The assault happened on Saturday night in Bury St Edmunds on the corner of Out Westgate Street and Hospital Road. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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Two teenagers have been assaulted while walking through the streets of Bury St Edmunds.

The incident happened between 10pm and 10.10pm on Saturday, October 24.

A man and woman, both aged 19, were walking on the corner of Out Westgate Street and Hospital Road when they were approached by an unknown person.

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The woman was punched in the face causing pain and swelling to her nose, and caused her nose to bleed.

The man was punched in the face twice, causing a cut bleeding lip and swollen face.

The suspect is described as tall and well built, dark hair and wearing a ripped salmon pink shirt.

Anyone who witnessed any suspicious behaviour in the area at the time or knows who was responsible should contact Bury St Edmunds police, quoting 37/61971/20 or 37/61970/20.


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