Man seriously hurt in home intruder attack

POLICE are appealing for information after a man suffered serious injuries in an attack by a home intruder early this morning.

POLICE are appealing for information after a man suffered serious injuries in an attack by a home intruder early today.

It is the second time in a month that intruders have attacked a resident in their home in Suffolk.

In the latest incident police were called to Raynham Road in Bury St Edmunds at 12.20am after a man called at his neighbour’s house reporting that his home had been broken into and he had been assaulted.

Police and ambulance attended and the man was taken to the West Suffolk Hospital with multiple injuries which are not life-threatening.


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The house remains cordoned off for forensic examination and police will be carrying out inquiries in the area today.

Elsewhere, police are still hunting a pair of masked burglars a month after a man was stabbed by intruders as he lay in bed at his home.

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Suffolk police are renewing an appeal for witnesses and information as the one-month anniversary of the aggravated burglary in Bittern Close approaches.

Police were called at about 1.45am on Thursday, March 25, by a member of the public reporting that a 55-year-old man had been stabbed.

Colin Woods was in bed around 1am when two men entered his home, assaulted him, tied him up and stole his bank card.

Anyone with any information about either attack should call West Suffolk CID on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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