Man suffers double fracture to chin in assault in Dereham town centre

Picture: James Bass

Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2012

An assault in Dereham town centre left one man with a double fracture to his chin and another man with minor injuries.

Police are investigating and are looking for two suspects.

The incident took place at around 4.30am on New Year's Day.

It began on High Street and continued on Norwich Street.

Police cordoned off an area of Norwich Street for several hours.

The two victims were both in their 20s.

The suspects are both described as between 5ft 8ins and 5ft 9ins, one of stocky build and the other with a skinny build.

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One of the men was wearing a black t-shirt with a silver emblem and jeans and had brown, spiky hair.

The other was wearing a dark coloured jacket and jeans.

Anyone with information should contact Norfolk police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.