Missile thrown at lorry on A14

POLICE are appealing for witnesses today after a missile was thrown at a lorry travelling on the A14. A spokesman for Suffolk police said investigations were under way into the incident which is being classed as criminal damage endangering life.

POLICE are appealing for witnesses today after a missile was thrown at a lorry travelling on the A14.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said investigations were under way into the incident which is being classed as criminal damage endangering life.

Officers believe the object was thrown on to the A14 Bury St Edmunds at about around 1.45pm on Wednesday, February 7.

The spokesman said: “An object has been thrown at a lorry as it travelled eastbound on the A14 near the sugar beet factory, causing the windscreen to smash.

“The driver was shaken but unhurt. Four youths were seen standing next to a wall near the Eastern Way Industrial Estate at the time of the incident.

“Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward, or anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously near the industrial estate.”