Woman had finger bitten in alleged assault outside New Year’s Eve party in Great Blakenham

Police are investigating. Picture: ARCHANT

Police are investigating. Picture: ARCHANT

Police are investigating an assault outside a New Year’s Eve party in Great Blakenham, where a woman was alleged to have bitten the finger of another woman.

The incident happened outside the village hall in Mill Lane, where a New Year’s Eve party was happening, sometime between 10pm and 10.30pm on December 31.

A police spokeswoman said it is alleged that the victim – a woman in her 30s – had her finger bitten during the altercation by another woman who left on foot.

A 34-year-old woman from Bury St Edmunds was arrested on suspicion of assault, and taken to Martlesham police investigation centre for questioning, but was later released under investigation.

Officers are now urging witnesses to come forward as enquiries continue.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident should call police on 101, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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