Man kicked and punched in head by group of attackers

A man in his 30s sustained facial injuries after being punched and kicked in the head

A man in his 30s sustained facial injuries after being punched and kicked in the head, during an attack by a group of men in Bungay. - Credit: Google Maps

A man in his 30s suffered facial injuries after being punched and kicked in the head, during an attack by a group of men. 

Police have arrested a man in connection with the assault, which took place in Bungay overnight.  

Officers received a call from the ambulance service just after 12.30am on Sunday, May 9, to a report of a man being assaulted in the Market Place.  

The victim, aged 30, and his friend were walking through the town when he was assaulted by a group of males who are believed to have arrived in a vehicle.  

After being punched and kicked in the head, the victim was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich hospital for treatment for his facial injuries. 

A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and was taken into custody for questioning.  

Enquiries into the incident are continuing including the conducting of house-to-house enquiries and reviewing CCTV.  

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Anyone who witnessed the incident, saw or heard any suspicious activity in the town at the time of the incident should contact Lowestoft CID, quoting crime reference 37/23791/21. 

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