Two people punched during assault in Bury St Edmunds

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault that took place in Bury St Edmunds.

It happened at some point between 10pm and 10.10pm on Saturday 24 October on the corner of Out Westgate Street and Hospital Road where a male and a woman were walking together.

The female, aged 19 years old, was punched in the face by an unknown suspect causing pain and swelling to her nose and causing her nose to bleed. The male victim, also 19 years old, was punched twice in the face, punched to the lip causing a cut bleeding lip and a swollen face.

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

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.