Tattingstone robbery investigation leads to police issuing e-fit

Police are investigating a crime in Tattingstone

Police are investigating a crime in Tattingstone - Credit: Archant

An e-fit has been issued by police investigating a robbery in which a pensioner was assaulted.

An e-fit has been released by police investigating a robbery in Tattingstone

An e-fit has been released by police investigating a robbery in Tattingstone - Credit: Archant

The incident happened in Tattingstone last week on March 16 around 8.45pm in Church Road.

Three men entered the property and demanded money from the occupants, a couple aged in their 70s. The male victim was struck in the face.

The offenders then left taking a quantity of cash and the victim had to be taken to hospital for treatment to facial injuries.

The suspects are described as three white men, all wearing dark-coloured clothing, with at least one of them wearing a scarf covering his face.


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Police would like to hear from anyone who believes they may have seen a man similar to the e-fit likeness in the area, or who has any information regarding either who he may be or his whereabouts.

Detectives investigating this incident arrested an 18-year-old man from Luton on March 22 in connection with this crime and four other linked offences across the county. He was questioned and has been bailed to return to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre on May 25 pending further enquiries.

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Anyone who has information regarding the e-fit, or who witnessed any suspicious persons or vehicles in the area, is asked to contact Bury St Edmunds CID on 101 quoting reference 22992/16, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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