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Woman, 44, robbed with unidentified weapon after Newmarket night out

PUBLISHED: 18:16 12 September 2018

Suffolk police issued several fines after complaints about parking (police stock image) Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Suffolk police issued several fines after complaints about parking (police stock image) Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN


A woman grabbed by an unidentified man as she left a Newmarket pub was robbed of her mobile phone and handbag after being threatend with an unknown weapon.

The 44 year-old victim was walking in Rowley Drive after leaving a public house in the High Street on Friday, September 7 around 2am.

An unknown male grabbed her and demanded that she handed over her belongings after threatening her with the unidentified weapon.

She sustained minor injuries to her cheek, chin and finger but was otherwise unhurt.

The offender then fled the scene and police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery.

Anyone who has knowledge of the incident or who saw any suspicious activity at the time stated should contact Bury St Edmunds CID on 101, quoting crime reference 37/51293/18.

Alternatively contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at

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