Police appeal for witnesses after attack on teenager

Suffolk Police are appealing for information after a teenager was assaulted in Haverhill. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Suffolk Police are appealing for information after a male in his teens was assaulted in Haverhill.

The attack happened between 2.15am and 3.10am on Saturday 1 March as the victim was walking along Burton End with two other men and a woman.

The group were approached by around three to five men. One of the men used a piece of wood to hit the victim in the face. The victim left along Burton End in the direction of School Lane and was then attacked for a second time. He was knocked to the ground and hit and kicked in the head and face.

The victim received hospital treatment for his injuries and was later discharged.

Suffolk Police say the attackers are white men, aged approximately 19-22, and wearing dark clothing; some wore hooded tops with the hoods up.

Anyone who has any information or who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101.