Have you seen Hattie’s Mr Ted? Reward offered for safe return of beloved teddy bear

Hattie Lewis holding 'Mr Ted'
He went missing on Wednesday, September 30

Hattie Lewis holding 'Mr Ted' He went missing on Wednesday, September 30 - Credit: Archant

A desperate mum is calling on the residents of Sudbury to help her find a missing teddy bear belonging to her four-year-old daughter.

Hattie Lewis holding 'Mr Ted' outside St Gregory's aChurch in Sudbury.
He went missing shortly afte

Hattie Lewis holding 'Mr Ted' outside St Gregory's aChurch in Sudbury. He went missing shortly afterwards on Wednesday, September 30 - Credit: Archant

Emma Lewis explained that her daughter Hattie’s precious Mr Ted was lost during a visit to Sudbury on September 30.

She said: “We are regular visitors to Sudbury although sadly our visit last week was for granddad’s funeral (my father-in-law).

“My mother-in-law lives near St Gregory’s Church and we were taking a family stroll the day after the funeral.

“I took a photo of my daughter Hattie holding ‘Mr Ted’ outside St Gregory’s and then another one feeding the ducks near croft bridge, when she no longer had him. We realised this as we walked over to the meadow and went straight back to look for him.”

Hattie Lewis holding 'Mr Ted'
He went missing shortly on Wednesday, September 30

Hattie Lewis holding 'Mr Ted' He went missing shortly on Wednesday, September 30 - Credit: Archant


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However, the family were unable to find the beloved bear, leaving little Hattie devastated.

“Obviously he is only a lost toy but added to the sad loss of granddad this is very distressing for my daughter as he has been her inseparable companion from birth.”

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Mr Ted went missing at around 11am, close to the church.

Emma added: “I am wondering if someone put teddy on a wall and he has fallen into a neighbouring garden; or under a parked car or even in the shallows of the river.

“It is maddening as we live in Devon and I am unable to continue the search myself, although spent hours searching the area last week.

“I am offering a reward to anyone who finds him. “Hoping that perhaps a child may spot him as they feed the ducks.

“Finding him would restore my faith in human nature.”

Anyone with any inforamtion can email Emma here

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