Man hurt in gang attack

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POLICE are appealing for information after a 21-year-old man was attacked on Christmas morning.

The assault took place at around 1.15am when five people approached a man as he made his way home on Kings Hill, Great Cornard.

The victim, who was from the village, was knocked to the ground from behind and suffered scratches to his face and minor injuries to both hands. Nothing was taken in the attack.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk Police said officers wanted to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

Calls in relation to the attack should be made to Pc Kevin McCarthy at Sudbury Police on 01284 774100.