Man charged with GBH in Sudbury | Suffolk Constabulary

You are here

Man charged with GBH in Sudbury

Person in handcuffs

Police have charged a man with grievous bodily harm following an incident in Sudbury. 
Officers received a report on Saturday 2 May at about 730pm of a man, aged in his 40s, being hit on the head inside his property on Suffolk Road in the town.  He sustained a deep cut to the head and minor injuries to his legs as a consequence. The injuries are not thought to be life threatening or life changing.
Following police enquiries officers later the same evening arrested two males in connection with the incident. A 33 year old male on suspicion of GBH and a 38 year old male also on suspicion of GBH. Both were taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning.
Jimmy Roberts of Grenville Road in Sudbury was charged on Sunday 4 May with grevious bodily harm, possession of an offensive weapon, namely a machette, and aggravated burglary with intent to inflict grievous bodily harm. He was remanded in custody to appear before Ipswich Magistrates' Court this morning (4 May).  He was remanded to appear before Ipswich Crown Court on 1 June 2020
A 33 year old male also arrested was released on police bail pending further enquires to answer at Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre on 29 May.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any knowledge of it should contact Bury St Edmunds CID, quoting crime reference 37/24376/20.
Website – 
Email – [email protected] 
Crimestoppers – Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: 
Phone – Call 101 
Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999