Suspected paintball gun attack on man working in field in Great Waldingfield

The man, who has not been named, was struck with paintball pellets, causing bruising, in Great Waldi

The man, who has not been named, was struck with paintball pellets, causing bruising, in Great Waldingfield near Sudbury on Sunday. - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A man working in the Suffolk countryside was injured in a suspected paintball gun attack, police have said.

The man, who has not been named, was struck with paintball pellets, causing bruising, in Great Waldingfield near Sudbury on Sunday.

Police said it is believed he was shot by a paintball gun.

The incident took place next to the junction of Lavenham Road and the B1115 at 9am.

The offender was seen to be the passenger of a Blue Honda Civic Coupe, and the car drove off towards Little Waldingfield, police said.


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The offender is described as wearing goggles and the car had tinted back windows and a spoiler.

Police are linking the incident to a similar incident which took place near the Stowmarket Golf Centre at around 9.30am on the same day.

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A passenger within a blue Honda Civic, which contained at least three men, was seen to shoot at people with what was believed to be a pellet gun, a force spokesman said.

Anyone who witnessed either incident or has any information about the owner of the blue Honda Civic should contact PC Victoria Myatt from Sudbury quoting SU/15/514 on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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