Two hooded robbers stage frightening assault on 20 year-old man in East Cambs village

High street, Sutton. Alleyway leading to Priors Court. Sutton.

High street, Sutton. Alleyway leading to Priors Court. Sutton. - Credit: Archant

Two hooded robbers staged a frightening assault on a 20 year-old man in Sutton near Ely. John Elworthy

High street, Sutton. Alleyway leading to Priors Court. Sutton.

High street, Sutton. Alleyway leading to Priors Court. Sutton. - Credit: Archant

Police have launched an appeal for information following the attempted robbery last Thursday between 9.30pm and 9.50pm.

The attack happened in the alleyway connecting High Street with Priors Court.

Detective Constable Dan Botterill: “Two men were involved, one of whom, one of whom was about 6’ tall, the other taller; both were wearing hoods.

“The two men attempted to rob the male victim, having first asked him for change.”

High street, Sutton. Alleyway leading to Priors Court. Sutton.

High street, Sutton. Alleyway leading to Priors Court. Sutton. - Credit: Archant


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He added: “I want to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anything suspicious in, or around, the alleyway connecting the High Street with Priors Court Sutton.

“I would stress that incidents of this nature in this area are extremely rare.”

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Anyone with information should contact DC Botterill on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111

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