Knife-wielding robber steals cash during Suffolk burglary

Suffolk police are appealing for information after a knife-wielding burglar robbed a resident in the

Suffolk police are appealing for information after a knife-wielding burglar robbed a resident in the flat above the Rose & Crown in Bury St Edmunds Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

A person was robbed at knifepoint in their own home after a burglar smashed a bathroom window to gain entry to their flat.

The incident happened in the property above the Rose & Crown pub in Whiting Street, Bury St Edmunds, around 1.50am Friday, March 20.

It is said the burglar smashed through a bathroom window on the first floor to gain access into the flat, where he brandished a knife and demanded money after being challenged by a resident inside.

The victim handed over an undisclosed amount of cash before the burglar escaped on foot through the kitchen door into the garden.

The burglar is described as a white man, around 5ft 11in tall, of an average build and with a tanned complexion.


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It is believed he is around 30 years old, and was wearing a khaki green hooded jacket and gloves.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

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Those with any information that could aid Suffolk police in their enquiries should contact Bury St Edmunds CID on 101, quoting reference 37/17074/20.

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