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Fire rips through Bury St Edmunds cycle shop

Fire crews are now dealing with the blaze on Angel Hill. Credit: Leigh Last

Twelve fire crews are on the scene of a major fire in the centre of Bury St Edmunds.

Photographs sent in by ITV News Anglia viewers appear to show the 'Cycle King' shop on Angel Hill engulfed by flames.

Firefighters were called just before 5pm. Credit: Leigh Last

The premises border the town's historic Abbey Gardens.

Roads surrounding the area have been closed for the time being.

There are no reports that anyone has been hurt.

Arrests made over 'noxious substance' attack

The Glad Abbot pub in Bury St Edmunds. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Two men have been arrested in connection with an attack in Bury St Edmunds on a woman which left her temporarily blind in one eye after a noxious substance was thrown in her face.

The woman was attacked in the Glad Abbot pub in Glastonbury Road, Bury St Edmunds, at around 11pm on Friday 22 September.

The two men, who are both aged 25, were arrested on suspicion of GBH in Bury St Edmunds on Wednesday.


Police back in Bury St Edmunds on anniversary of Corrie's disappearance

Corrie McKeague disappeared on Sunday 24th September 2016. Credit: Suffolk Police

Police investigating the disappearance of RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague will be back in Bury Et Edmunds this weekend to mark a year since he went missing.

Officers will be manning a pod in the town centre over Friday 22 September- Sunday 24 September with the hope someone may come forward with new information.

The 23-year-old was last seen alive on a night out in the town.

Staff will be in the town centre where Brentgovel Street meets Risbygate Street (opposite ‘The Grapes’ pub) at the following times...

  • Friday 22nd September: 9pm - 4am
  • Saturday 23rd September: 9am-5pm
  • Sunday 24th September: From midday


Man found barely conscious in a field has died

A man found with a bleed on the brain in Bury St Edmunds has died.

A man with head injuries who found barely conscious in a field in Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday has now died.

The Ambulance Service and Suffolk Police found the man, who was in his 20s, barely breathing in a field near to West Suffolk College in Out Risbygate on Tuesday 22 August.

The man was taken to West Suffolk Hospital where he was diagnosed with a bleed on the brain. Police say the cause of his injuries remains unexplained and there will be a post-mortem examination.

Detectives investigating his death have arrested two people from Bury St Edmunds. A 22-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl were both arrested on suspicion of robbery. They have both been bailed in connection with this incident until Tuesday 19 September pending further enquires.

Initial witness reports described a man seen walking unsteadily and falling over and officers would like to hear from anyone else who was in the area between 6pm and 9pm on Tuesday evening.

Second arrest after man found 'barely conscious' in field

The man was taken to West Suffolk Hospital where he remains in a critical condition Credit: ITV News Anglia

A second person has been arrested after a man in his 20s was found barely conscious in a field in Bury St Edmunds.

The man was discovered close to West Suffolk College in the Out Risbygate area of the town on Tuesday night (22 August).

He remains in a critical condition at the West Suffolk Hospital after suffering a bleed on the brain.

Police remain at the scene as they continue to work to establish the circumstances leading to his current condition.

His injuries are still being treated as unexplained, but a 17-year-old girl and a 22-year-old woman are being questioned on suspicion of robbery.

  • Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station on 101 quoting reference CAD 455 of 22 August
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