Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 9°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Newmarket: Female cyclist assaulted on way to work in Rowley Drive attack

07:44 18 July 2013

Two men stole the bike of a woman cycling to work last night in Newmarket.

Two men stole the bike of a woman cycling to work last night in Newmarket.

A woman cycling to work was attacked by robbers last night, police have said.

shares

A 25-year-old female cyclist was assaulted in Rowley Drive, Newmarket, at around 10.30pm yesterday.

She stepped off her bike near a block of flats after hearing a group of five-to-six men talking nearby, a Suffolk Police spokesman said.

“She turned to look at the males when one of them kicked her on the hip which caused her to fall over on to her bike and she hit her head on a step to one of the flats,” the spokesman added.

“The man began to pull her bike away and then called to one of the other men to help him. The man rode off on the bike with the other man running off behind him.”

The bike, worth £1,000, is described as a 2012 Boardman comp pro ladies mountain bike. It is mainly white with a pink Boardman sticker on the frame, white seat, pink pedals, the front forks are white with a Rockshock sticker on each.

The first man is described as Asian, in his mid 30s with black hair and black stubble, he wore a dark hooded top with writing on the front and mid denim jeans.

The second man is also described as Asian in his late 20s, he had black hair on his top lip, he wore a lighter coloured hooded top and mid denim jeans.

Both men had their hoods up.

All the other men were Asian apart from two white males and all wore hooded tops and spoke in a foreign language.

The force is appealing for witnesses to come forward. Call 101 to help.

shares

0 comments

Rail passengers will be bussed to Newbury Park Tube station.

A 100-strong fleet of buses was rolling into action today to keep passengers moving between East Anglia and London as the first weekend rail line closure takes effect.

Ipswich Crown Court.

An Ipswich mother accused of helping herself to £27,000 of her 25-year-old son’s money while he was in a care home has told a court he let her use some of his money to pay her debts.

The launch of a campaign for better mobile phone signal in Boxford and South Suffolk with MP James Cartlidge.

Improving mobile phone signals in rural Suffolk could be a matter of “life and death”.

One fire crew was called to the blaze.  Photo: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Firefighters were called to put out a fire involving the flue of a woodburner at a property in Mendlesham.

Tommy Leggett does a marathon around the Weston Homes Community Stadium to raise money for his ill son. Photo: Richard Blaxall/Colchester United

A Colchester United fan is set to run almost 40 miles from the club’s home ground to Essex rivals Southend United to raise money for his sick son who has a rare condition.

Traffic

The A14 has reopened after a seven-vehicle crash on the A14 this evening.

Oscar Fitzgerald

A man from Lowestoft who raped a 12-year-old girl after meeting her online has been jailed.

Most read

Fred Olsen Travel Sale

cover

Click here to view
the Fred Olsen
Travel Sale

View

Most commented

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24