Man attacked with hammer in town centre in Bury St Edmunds

A man was attacked with a hammer in a daylight assault in the town centre in Bury St Edmunds.

Police officers were called shortly before 4pm on Wednesday, October 16, following reports that a male had assaulted another male with a hammer in Cornhill.

The victim – a man aged in his 20s – was taken to West Suffolk Hospital after sustaining injuries that were not deemed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

Following initial police enquiries, officers would be keen to speak to any further witnesses who may have knowledge of the incident or who may have captured any footage on a mobile phone.

Any witnesses should contact Suffolk police, quoting reference 37/62949/19



Crimestoppers: Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form:

Phone: call 101.

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