Couple are assaulted in Beccles

Police are appealing for information following an assault on a couple in Beccles last week.

The incident happened in Blyburgate around 12.25am on Sunday, July 31.

Officers on patrol in the area came across a man and a woman sitting at the side of the road who appeared distressed. The couple reported that they had been assaulted.

It is believed six people approached them and there was a verbal altercation between a man police found and another man, described as white with a beard or of unshaven appearance, who was part of the group.

The couple were then assaulted with the man sustaining a cut above his lip and the woman a bump to her head. The group then ran off towards Grove Road.

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• Anyone who saw the incident or who has any information about the man, or group, involved should call PC 1669 May on 01986 835300.

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