Newmarket: Man punched and robbed in Fred Archer Way

Two men who briefly fled police are due to appear in court today after they were charged following a

Two men who briefly fled police are due to appear in court today after they were charged following a burglary. - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in Newmarket.

The incident occurred at around 10pm on Saturday in Fred Archer Way.

A police spokesman said: “The 18-year-old male victim was walking along the street with a friend when he was pushed from behind and then punched in the stomach by the suspect who stole his wallet from his pocket. The wallet contained £60 in cash.

“The suspect, who is described as wearing a dark hooded top with the hood up, then ran off in the direction of Wellington Street.”

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Detective Constable Kevin Rolt at Bury St Edmunds CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111