Woman has bottom grabbed by man in historic part of town

The Angel Hill in Bury St Edmunds Picture: ARCHANT

The Angel Hill in Bury St Edmunds Picture: ARCHANT


A man pushing a bicycle approached a woman and grabbed her bottom in Bury St Edmunds last week.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the sexual assault which happened between 4.30pm and 5pm on Thursday, December 13, on the town’s historic Angel Hill.

The woman – aged in her 20s – was walking near the Abbey Gate when a man approached her and grabbed her bottom.

The suspect is described as white, aged in his late 30s, around 5ft 9in tall, of skinny build and with short dark hair.

He was wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Bury St Edmunds’ safer neighbourhood team on 101, quoting reference 72171/18.

Alternatively, people can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555111, or report information online via the independent crime fighting charity’s website at

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