Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 9°C


Sudbury: Robber snatches handbag from woman’s walking frame

13:05 06 April 2014


A woman in her 70s has been robbed of the handbag that she was carrying in her walking frame.

The robber struck at around 2.10pm yesterday as the woman was walking along the alleyway between Winch and Blatch on Market Hill in Sudbury.

She was pushed in the shoulder from behind and her handbag, which she was carrying in her mobility walking frame, was snatched.

The man then ran off down the alleyway in the direction of the bus station.

He is described as white and around 5’9-5’10” tall. He was wearing a tight-fitting cap or hat, a coat or top in a dirty grey/blue colour, and old scruffy-looking trousers, possibly jeans.

He has also been described as wearing a striped top.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101.


More than three million day visitors to Ipswich helped to swell tourism business coffers by £250m last year, according to new statistics.

It is exactly one month to the day since 23-year-old Corrie McKeague apparently vanished in Bury St Edmunds – yet people with potentially vital information still have not come forward.

Just a week after Abellio’s new Greater Anglia franchise began, rail chiefs, politicians, and business leaders are gathering in Ipswich today to look at the next steps for the region’s rail services.

It’s nearly Halloween and there is a variety of events across Suffolk this half term to keep your little monsters entertained no matter what their age.

A wedding dress catwalk, singers, cakes, flowers and a string quartet were among the bridal delights on offer at Ipswich Hotel’s Wedding Fayre today.

Stormtroopers marched the streets of Bury St Edmunds this weekend as Moyse’s Hall unveiled its acclaimed annual science fiction exhibition.

A disqualified motorist banned for a drink-drive related offence was caught driving again while nearly four-and-a-half times the limit within two hours of his conviction.

An armed police officer was called to Kesgrave as a safety precaution after a report was received of an injured dog today.

Last week’s article was about Oak Hill, the outstanding property just off Belstead Road on Oak Hill Lane, built in 1860 on a plot of land sold by Peter Burrell of Stoke Park, recaps John Norman, of the Ipswich Society.

Plans for Sizewell C are doomed to “evaporate” in the wake of insurmountable problems that will prevent its intended forerunner at Hinkley Point ever producing electricity, one of Britain’s leading environmentalists has predicted.

Most read


Show Job Lists

Topic pages


Newsletter Sign Up

MyDate24 MyPhotos24