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Elderly woman bitten by dog

Elderly woman suffers punctured wound after being bitten by dog Credit: ITV News Anglia

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was bitten by a dog in Bungay in Suffolk.

The incident happened in a car park behind St Mary's Street between 2.30pm and 2.45pm on Monday 28th September.

The dog, described as a sandy, brown German Shepherd jumped up and bit the woman on the upper arm, causing scratches, a puncture wound and bruising.

The owner is described as a tall, slim man and aged approximately 19 to 20 years old.


Suffolk darts player Peter 'Snakebite' Wright goes for World title

Peter 'Snakebite' Wright Credit: ITV News Anglia

Suffolk darts player Peter 'Snakebite' Wright says he's determined to win the World Championships this year, after coming close last time.

Wright from Mendham near Bungay, was beaten in last year's final by Michael van Gerwen. Tonight, he does it all again when he faces Gerwyn Price in the first round and he admits he's hungrier than ever to lift the trophy.

Peter 'Snakebite' Wright is hoping to take the title Credit: ITV News Anglia
Peter 'Snakebite' Wright Credit: ITV News Anglia

"I know what to expect and so I believe I can win it. if I get to the final, it doesn't matter who my opponent is, this time I know I've got a better chance of winning it."

– Peter 'Snakebite' Wright

Baby rabbits stolen in Bungay

Five baby rabbits have been stolen from their mother at an address in Bungay, Suffolk.

It happened sometime between 10pm on Wednesday 17 September and 9am on Thursday 18 September.

The three-week-old lop eared rabbits were stolen from an insecure outhouse within the rear garden at an address in Meadow Road.

Anyone with information can contact PC Sam Plummer at Halesworth Police on 101 quoting BE/14/1154 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Police appeal to find wanted man

David Hawthorne wanted by police. Credit: Suffolk Police

Police are appealing for help from the public to trace a 33-year-old man who is wanted.

David Hawthorne is wanted on recall to prison having breached the terms of his licence.

Hawthorne has strong links to Lowestoft and Bungay in Suffolk.

Police would recommend that he is not approached and that members of the public with any information about his whereabouts contact officers as soon as possible.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.

River death "not suspicious"

Police in Suffolk say that the death of a man found in the River Waveney in Suffolk is not being treated as suspicious.

Holidaymakers at the Waveney Valley Campsite spotted the body in the water yesterday afternoon. The emergency services were called and tried to revive the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Body found in Suffolk river

The body of a man has been found in the River Waveney at Bungay.

A member of the public called the police at just before 12.30pm today. They had spotted the body in the river near to Waveney Valley Campsite.

Emergency services arrived and managed to get the man out of the water. They tried to revive him, but were unsuccessful.

Suffolk Police are treating the death as unexplained, and are asking anyone with information to contact them.

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