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Man, 50, loses tooth after being attacked by gang of seven while sitting in his car

PUBLISHED: 16:52 13 February 2020 | UPDATED: 09:12 14 February 2020

The victim of the assault, aged in his 50s, was approached by “a group of six or seven young people” as he was in his car on Wharton Street in Bungay, Suffolk. Photo: Google Maps

The victim of the assault, aged in his 50s, was approached by "a group of six or seven young people" as he was in his car on Wharton Street in Bungay, Suffolk. Photo: Google Maps

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A man in his 50s suffered a lost tooth and cut nose following an attack by more than half a dozen young people.

The victim of the assault, aged in his 50s, was approached by "a group of six or seven young people" as he was in his car on Wharton Street in Bungay, Suffolk.

Shortly before 8.35pm on Friday, January 31, the group approached the man and "began shouting at him and hitting his car".

The man then got out of his car and asked the group what they were doing, before they assaulted him and ran away in the direction of St John Road.

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As a result, the man suffered a cut to his nose, a lost tooth, bruising to his cheek, cuts and grazes to his forehead, grazing to his knees and bruising to his chest area.

Police are now appealing for witnesses following the assault.

A spokesperson for Suffolk Constabulary said: "Anyone who witnessed the incident or has knowledge of it should contact Suffolk police, quoting crime reference: 37/6543/20."

Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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