Five teenagers arrested in connection to Bury St Edmunds flour and egg attack are rebailed

The picture showing the alleged flour and eggs attack on a woman in Bury St Edmunds Picture: FACEB

The picture showing the alleged flour and eggs attack on a woman in Bury St Edmunds Picture: FACEBOOK - Credit: Archant

Five teenagers arrested in connection to a flour and egg attack on a woman in Bury St Edmunds have been rebailed by police.

The assault happened at around 5.30pm on Friday, July 27, in St Olaves Road.

A police spokesman said: The victim, a woman aged in her 40s, was assaulted by a group of teenagers who threw flour and eggs over her after a verbal altercation.

“The woman was severely distressed by the incident but was physically unharmed.”

The incident sparked outrage across the country after a picture of the alleged assault was published and shared on social media.


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Two 15-year-old boys, a 16-year-old boy and two 17-year-old boys have been rebailed until early September.

A sixth boy – a 16-year-old – who was questioned under caution, remains under investigation.

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