Man arrested after woman in her 80s has her handbag stolen

A 38-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a woman in her 80s having her handbag stolen.

The incident took place in Tennyson Road, Bury St Edmunds, on Thursday, June 27.

The victim 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.

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 CAD 144 of 27th June or by providing an online update via the constabulary website: www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

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