Crimestoppers offer £5,000 reward following Tattingstone robbery

Tattingstone village sign.

Tattingstone village sign. - Credit: Archant

A reward of up to £5,000 has been offered following a “horrendous crime” in a Suffolk village in which pensioner was assaulted.

An e-fit has been released by police investigating a robbery in Tattingstone

An e-fit has been released by police investigating a robbery in Tattingstone - Credit: Archant

The incident happened in Church Road, Tattingstone at around 8.45pm on March 16.

Three men entered the property and demanded money from the occupants, a couple aged in their 70s.

The male victim was struck in the face.

The offenders then left taking a quantity of cash and the victim had to be taken to hospital for treatment to facial injuries.


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The suspects are described as three white men, all wearing dark-coloured clothing, with at least one of them wearing a scarf covering his face.

An E-fit was issued by Suffolk police following the incident and independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers have offered the reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible.

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Antonia Litten, Crimestoppers’ Eastern Regional Manager, said: “This was a shocking and violent robbery that left a pensioner needing hospital treatment after he was left with facial injuries.

“We urgently need people with information about this horrendous crime to contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

“We won’t ask for your personal details or ask who you are, you won’t have to speak to the police, and you won’t have to give a witness statement or go to court.

“Just tell us what you know.”

A spokesman for Crimestoppers added the reward will qualify if information is passed to Crimestoppers’ directly.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers, anonymously if required, on 0800 555 111.

Alternatively they can contact the or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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