Clothes left next to River Stour

POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a woman whose clothes were found abandoned next to the River Stour.A man walking his dog at about midday on Sunday called the police and said he had discovered the clothes, including purple knickers, a purple dress, tights, a bodice and shoes.

POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a woman whose clothes were found abandoned next to the River Stour.

A man walking his dog at about midday on Sunday called the police and said he had discovered the clothes, including purple knickers, a purple dress, tights, a bodice and shoes.

They were discarded on the river close to a bridge in Withersfield Road, Haverhill, and officers are now appealing for the owner to come forward

A spokesman for Suffolk police said: "We want to try and locate the owner. We are concerned that the clothing has been left on the bank and want to make sure nothing untoward has happened. I would urge the owner to make contact with police as quickly as possible."


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The items found were a pair of black high-heeled shoes with thin straps, a purple size eight dress, purple knickers and a purple bodice attached to some black tights. Also among the clothes was a pair of thick blue walking socks.

The owner of the clothes or anyone with information about how they got there should contact police on 01473 613500.

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