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Investigations continue after Bury St Edmunds runner attacked and slashed across face at Natterer's Wood near Mount Road



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Investigations into the attack of a Bury St Edmunds man who was slashed across the face while running near woodland are ongoing, Suffolk Police have confirmed.

On January 4 at about 4.45pm a 28-year-old man was running in the Natterer's Wood area near Mount Road when he was attacked by a man walking a dog.

The man was slashed across the face with an unknown weapon. He sustained a cut above his eye and needed hospital treatment.

The Natterer's Wood area near Mount Road in Bury St Edmunds. Picture: Google Maps
The Natterer's Wood area near Mount Road in Bury St Edmunds. Picture: Google Maps

Suffolk Police have today confirmed that investigations into the incident remain ongoing.

A Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said: “Investigations into the incident have progressed including house to house enquiries and the checking of CCTV footage but as yet no clear new lines of enquiry have been established.”

The attacker was described as 5ft 10in tall, wearing a light blue hooded top, black jeans or jogging bottoms, black woollen gloves and a black snood which covered his mouth and nose.

He was walking a dog described as a Staffy which was black and white.

Anyone with information should contact Bury St Edmunds CID quoting crime reference number 37/493/22.