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Bury St Edmunds – Two men charged following robbery

Two men have been charged with robbery following an incident in Bury St Edmunds last week.

The incident occurred shortly before 12.40pm in Tennyson Road on Thursday 27 June.

The victim - a woman aged in her 80s - had recently visited the Post Office in Lake Avenue, when an unknown male assaulted her and stole her handbag, which contained bank cards and a quantity of cash.

The woman fell during the incident and was left shaken and with cuts and bruises. She was taken by ambulance to West Suffolk Hospital for treatment.

A 35-year-old man was arrested on Saturday 29 June and he was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

Robert Duke, 35, of Broad Road, Bacton, has been charged with robbery and he is due appear before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court today, Monday 1 July.

A second person - a 26-year-old man – was also arrested on Saturday 29 June and he was taken into police custody for questioning.

Kyle Haggerty, of no fixed address, has subsequently been charged with robbery and fraud. He is due to appear before Ipswich Magistrates Court today.

Anyone with any further information should contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station, quoting crime reference 37/37332/19.
 
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Previous release | 29 June 2019

Following an appeal for witnesses in relation to a robbery that occurred in Tennyson Road in Bury St Edmunds on Thursday 27 June 2019, a 35-year-old male has been arrested.

The victim, who is in her eighties, was assaulted and her handbag stolen after having visited the Post Office on Lake Avenue. She fell during the incident and was left shaken with cuts and bruises.

The man was arrested on suspicion of robbery and was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning where he remains.

Detectives are continuing to encourage anyone with information about this incident to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station on 101 quoting reference 37/37332/19 or CAD 144 of 27 June or by providing an online update via the constabulary website: www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

Previous release I 27 June 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Bury St Edmunds.

The incident occurred shortly before 12.40pm in Tennyson Road, today, Thursday 27 June.

The victim - a woman aged in her 80s - had recently visited the Post Office in Lake Avenue, when an unknown male assaulted her and stole her handbag, which contained bank cards and a quantity of cash.

The woman fell during the incident and was left shaken and with cuts and bruises. She was taken by ambulance to West Suffolk Hospital for treatment.

Detectives are urging local residents to check their gardens, dustbins and outbuildings for a discarded black handbag with two straps.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station on 101 quoting reference CAD 144 of today 27 June or by providing an online update via the constabulary website: www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org