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Police probe street death mystery

A street in Haverhill has been cordoned off following the unexplained death of a man.

Police were called to Duddery Road at around 3:30am on Sunday March 24th by the ambulance service who were tending a man who had been found in the street.

The man, believed to be in his fifties, was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Officers have cordoned off an area of Duddery Road. The death is being treated as unexplained.

Police want to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time.


Police search for raider

Police are appealing for witnesses after a female staff member was injured when a man tried to force his way into a dental practice in Haverhill, Suffolk.

The incident occurred at around 5.40pm on Tuesday 26th February at the premises in Wratting Road.

The staff member had gone out to the bins at the rear of the building, when she became aware of someone approaching from the car park behind.

The victim then went quickly back inside and as she attempted to close the door behind her, the offender tried to push it back open and force his way in.

After a brief struggle in which the staff member suffered cuts to the head when the door was pushed back against her, she succeeded in keeping the attacker out and managed to close and lock the door.

The offender is described as a white male who was wearing a hooded top.

Lotto couple may start new music business

Adrian and Gillian Bayford after their Euromillions win Credit: ITV Anglia

A couple from Haverhill who won £148m on the Euromillions lottery are thought to be planning to open a business at their new mansion in Suffolk.

Adrian and Gillian Bayford used to run a music shop in Haverhill but closed the business after their win.

Now its been reported Mr Bayford plans to convert the stables in the grounds of his new £6 million mansion into a musical instruments workshop.


Attacker sprays bleach in victim's mouth

Police in Haverhill are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man assaulted a woman with a piece of glass and bleach.

The 18-year-old woman was walking along Leather Lane at approximately 9.45am yesterday, when a man approached her from behind and tugged on her handbag.

The man produced a shard of glass and pushed it against her neck and stomach causing small scratch marks.

He also took a bottle from a bag and squirted a liquid, believed to be bleach into her mouth.

The man was then disturbed by a noise behind him and the woman managed to run home.

The woman was seen by her doctor but will not be requiring any further medical attention.

The man's described as white, 40 - 50 years old, 6ft tall, slim, with short dark curly hair.

Calls in relation to this incident should be made to Bury St Edmunds CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.**

Pensioner finds burglars in her home

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman found two men burgling her home in Haverhill.

The incident happened at around 9.30pm on Friday at her home in Mill Road.

The woman, 74, was disturbed by two men in her bedroom, one of the men grabbed the lady by her arm and demanded to know where she kept her money.

The second man then searched her bedroom. But the pensioner managed to pull her emergency cord to get help. The men escaped with a small amount of cash.

The first man was white around 6ft tall, and he wore dark clothing. The second man was white, shorter at around 5’8’’ tall and of stocky build; he wore a flat cap and also dark clothing.

Anyone with information should call Bury St Edmunds CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Police hunt jogger who was 'inappropriate' to 12-year-old girl

Suffolk Police are appealing for witnesses after a jogger made an inappropriate comment to a 12-year-old girl.

The incident happened at around 10.40am on Sunday when the girl was walking her dog along Millfields Way in Haverhill.

The police say man ran past her and made an inappropriate comment before running off.

The jogger is described as:

  • White, just over 6 ft tall and of slim build
  • In his 30s with dark brown/greying spiky hair
  • Wearing a grey sleeveless running top with matching shorts and red stripes down the side.

The police can be contacted on the non-emergency number of 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Thieves steal drugs and medical equipment

Police are appealing for information after medical equipment was stolen from a vehicle in Haverhill in Suffolk.

The thieves broke into a car in the Burton End area on Saturday morning and stole a rucksack containing medical equipment, prescription drugs and clothing.

Most of the equipment was found beneath an underpass on Greenfields Way later on in the day, but the bag, drugs and clothing are still missing.

The drugs include morphine, diazepam and cardiac drugs. They could cause serious harm if injected or ingested.

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