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Police hunt gang following attack in Newbury


A MAN was punched and kicked during an attack by a gang in Newbury on Sunday night.

Between 6.30pm and 7pm, a 27-year-old man was walking along Bartholemew Street with a friend when they were followed by three men.

He was then hit on the back of the head.

The offenders continued to follow the victim and were seen phoning someone to “get the boys over”.

A few moments later, another offender cycled towards the victim and punched him a number of times. He fell to the floor and was kicked several times.

It left him with a number of bruises all over his body.

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