Woman with child in pram robbed by two men in Sudbury

David Sims, 69, a firearms enquiry officer, is due to in court to answer three counts of possessing

David Sims, 69, a firearms enquiry officer, is due to in court to answer three counts of possessing a firearm of length less than 30cm prohibited weapon, possessing ammunition without a certificate and possession of a firearm without a certificate.

A 20-year-old woman was walking along Hardy Court at approximately 2.30pm on Tuesday June 30 pushing a pram with a child.

Two men approached her and demanded money. She handed over an amount of cash and her mobile phone was taken.

A male cyclist then rode past, disturbing the offenders who ran off. The woman and child were not injured during the incident.

The first offender is described as over 6 foot tall, of a slim build, had few teeth, a shaved head and was wearing a dark blue Nike baseball cap, grey vest top and navy coloured jogging bottoms with two white stripes.

On his right upper arm was a skull tattoo with flowers around it and on his right hand was a tattoo of a black coloured bulldog.


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The second offender was around 6 foot tall, approximately 32-years-old, of a slim build, had black coloured greasy medium length hair and was wearing a black pullover with a logo on the front, khaki coloured shorts and black plimsolls.

Police are keen to speak with cyclist who disturbed the offenders who is described as a white man, aged in his mid-thirties, was wearing sunglasses, a lycra suit, a black and white helmet and pedaling on a black and white bike.

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Anyone with information relating to this crime should contact Bury Priority Crime Team on 101 quoting SU/15/1523 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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