Women jump from upstairs window to escape burglary

TWO young women jumped from an upstairs window of a house to escape an aggravated burglary.

Both women were taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, one suffering a broken elbow and another with spinal injuries, following the episode in Haverhill yesterday.

Police were called to a house in Elmdon Place at 4.05pm after a door was kicked in and furniture thrown.

Officers found an argument going on outside the home and immediately arrested a 27-year-old man from Haverhill.

A knife was also seized at the scene.

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A man at the house was assaulted and suffered a swollen lip during the incident.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area around this time to come forward if they saw any part of these events.

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Anyone with any information is asked to call DC Sarah Shepperson at Suffolk police on 01473 613500.

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