A man was attacked with a screwdriver in an east Suffolk town.

The incident happened at about 2.20pm on Wednesday, September 13 when a man was assaulted during an argument in the Thoroughfare car park in Halesworth, close to Huggys Carshop & Cycle repairs. 

The victim, aged in his 50s, was injured with a screwdriver that caused small puncture wounds, with no blood loss.

He was taken to the hospital for a precautionary check-up. 

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Officers investigating are keen to speak to a woman who they understand intervened in the dispute. 

A man, aged in his late 50s, was arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on police bail to answer on Sunday, November 12. 

Anyone who witnessed the incident or believes they are the woman who intervened should contact Halesworth police, quoting crime reference number 37/53571/23.