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Sudbury – Appeal following attempted robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Sudbury.

The incident occurred at around 11.45am on Friday 9 November on a footpath between Cornard Road and Newton Road.

The victim - a woman aged in her 40s - was walking along a footpath with her dog when she was approached by a male who demanded her mobile. The woman’s dog then jumped up and she fell over as a result. When the woman got up, the male had disappeared.

The suspect is described as male, with a tanned complexion, aged in his early 20s, approximately 6ft to 6ft 2ins and with a deep voice. He was wearing a black hoodie and black clothing.

Anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity or has information should contact police on 101, quoting crime reference 37/65029/18.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at

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