Police hunt shoeless knife man

POLICE have today issued an appeal to people in Capel St Mary following reports of a man carrying a knife.

POLICE today issued an appeal to people in Capel St Mary following reports of a man carrying a knife.

Officers were called to the Co-op in The Street at 1.42pm where a white man wearing a red hooded top was reported to be carrying a knife.

The man, who is described as being around 5ft 6ins tall, with short dark hair, reportedly ran off without shoes on.

Capel resident David Beeching saw the drama unfold from a parking bay opposite the Co-op. “I heard there was a fight and that someone had pulled a knife out,” he said. “I don't think it was used before he ran off.


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“There was a police car parked in a bay in Thorney Road and two more cars at the back entrance to the school behind the Co-op.

“The helicopter was also up and it went off in the direction of East Bergholt.”

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Officers made enquiries at the scene and warned anyone who is approached by the man to call 999 immediately.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk Police said the man is also recognisable by having a speech impediment.

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