Detectives are treating an unprovoked attack on a 40-year-old Eastern European man in Parsons Lane at Littleport as a hate crime.
It happened at about midnight between June the 17th and 18th.
A man and a youth approached the victim as he walked home and verbally abused him before punching him several times causing him to fall to the ground.
After the assault he ran to the Crown pub where police were alerted. He was treated in hospital and released.
Police are appealing for information and have released CCTV of a man they would like to trace.
It is clear from what the attackers said that this man was targeted because of where he is from. I would appeal for anyone who was in the area at the time or has any information about the man pictured in the image to contact police.
A man from Cambridgeshire has been jailed after he assaulted a woman he met on a dating website.
Charlie Mulryan, 33 of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm with intent and criminal damage.
A short time after arriving at a house in Bedford he became agitated.
The victim and her friend tried to calm him down but were still concerned by his behaviour and tried to coax him out of the house.
Mulryan then struck the victim several times inflicting serious injuries and causing her to lose consciousness.
The victim’s friend managed to get out of the house and called police. Mulryan then damaged two nearby vehicles.
When police and ambulance staff arrived at the scene, he again became aggressive and assaulted a police officer.
Investigation Officer Gary Hales said:
This attack left the victim with potentially life long issues with her eye as a result, and she has been extremely brave in coming forward. This kind of behaviour is unacceptable and I hope that by securing this sentence we have secured some justice for her.
A woman in her 20s has been left with a suspected broken jaw after she was punched and stamped on during an attack in Colchester this morning.
The victim was assaulted outside Jan and Phil’s in Barrack Street at around 3.30am.
Police say her attacker is described as of Asian appearance and wore a grey hat. He is believed to have left the scene in a blue or black vehicle.
Anyone who has any information can contact police at Colchester CID on 101.
Volunteers running a soup kitchen for the homeless in Great Yarmouth, have vowed to carry on despite coming under attack from a group of youths.
Some of the volunteers suffered minor injuries. Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with Friday's incident.
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A man who was attacked in Kempston in Bedfordshire at the beginning of December has died from his injuries.
He was assaulted in Whitbread Avenue between 7pm and 8pm on Sunday December 6.
Detective Sergeant Craig Laws said:
"This was a nasty attack in which the man suffered serious injuries. I'm appealing for people to wrack their minds back to the beginning of December to see if they can remember witnessing this assault, or if they saw anything suspicious in the area around the time of the offence.
We don't know whether there were any weapons involved in the incident, and as part of our investigation we're keen to hear from anyone who may have come across items that could have been used as a weapon discarded in the vicinity of the attack."
Four men are currently on bail, after been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Norwich.
It happened late this morning in Southwell Road close to the city centre.
Following a police operation, two men have been detained on suspicion of GBH and have been taken into custody.
A number of roads were closed around Hall Road area but they have now reopened.
Anyone with any information regarding the incident should contact Police on 101.
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Police have bailed two men arrested in relation to a GBH assault in Ipswich.
Officers were called around 10pm on Friday after reports of a man found at the bottom of a stairwell in Wellington Court with life-threatening injuries.
A 34-year-old and a 35-year-old man, both from Ipswich, were arrested on suspicion of GBH. They have now been bailed until the 28th of September.
The 36-year-old victim is still in a critical condition in Addenbrooke's Hospital with head injuries.
A 34-year-old man from Ipswich has been arrested after another man was left in a critical condition following an attack in Ipswich last night.
The victim who is 36 suffered head injuries in the incident which happened at Wellington Court. He's now being treated at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. His alleged attacker is being held on suspicion of assault and GBH with intent.