Woman assaulted in broad daylight in Bury St Edmunds

A woman in her 50s has been assaulted in broad daylight when she was punched and fell to the ground.

The incident occurred shortly after 12.10pm today, Wednesday, May 27, in Worcester Close, on the Moreton Hall Estate, in Bury St Edmunds.

The victim was unloading her car when she saw an unknown male walking towards her. He then punched her in the shoulder, causing her to fall and graze her elbow. Nothing was stolen.

The male then ran off in the direction of Appledown Drive.

Another male, who was seen near the suspect, also ran off in a different direction.

The male suspect is described as white, approximately aged in his 50s, 6ft and of large build. He was wearing a grey woolly hat, a navy jacket/coat and dark shorts.

The other male is described as white with black hair. He was wearing a grey tracksuit top, grey tracksuit bottom and black and white trainers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Suffolk police, quoting crime reference: 37/28932/20

Website: http://www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

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

Phone – call 101.

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