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Two 15-year-olds arrested in connection with assault of woman in Bury St Edmunds

PUBLISHED: 18:59 28 July 2018 | UPDATED: 18:59 28 July 2018

Suffolk police have found a missing man  Picture: ARCHANT

Suffolk police have found a missing man Picture: ARCHANT

Police investigating the assault of a woman in Bury St Edmunds on Friday afternoon have arrested two more people in connection with the incident.

The incident took place at around 5.30pm yesterday afternoon, Friday July 27 in St Olaves Road.

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 physically unharmed.

Two further teenagers, both aged 15-years-old, have now been arrested in connection with the incident and are currently in police custody.

A 17-year-old boy, who was arrested on Friday, currently remains in custody.

Inspector Anthony Bridgland said: “This type of behaviour is totally unacceptable and we are treating the matter seriously.

“We have made three arrests so far and we are continuing to carry out further lines of enquiry.

“We know this incident may have caused concern and anger both in the local community and online but we would like to reassure everyone that we are tackling the matter robustly and supporting the victim.”

Anyone with information about this incident or anyone who may have witnessed anything is asked to contact Suffolk police on 101 quoting reference 42206/18 or you can visit their website.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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