Update: Two held after Philip and Ann Prior, from Bedfield, shot in Barbados

A Suffolk couple were shot and mugged in Barbados, police have said

A Suffolk couple were shot and mugged in Barbados, police have said - Credit: Clifford Hicks

POLICE have arrested two men in connection with the shooting of two Suffolk tourists in Barbados, according to local reports.

Philip and Ann Prior, from Bedfield, near Framlingham, were shot near the harbour in the capital, Bridgetown, on Sunday afternoon.

The 59-year-old woman and her husband, 72, were shot and robbed as they returned to their cruise ship after a stopover on the Caribbean island. They were taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for treatment.

Local news sources report that two men are in custody after being arrested in connection with the incident.

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