Man ‘robbed, attacked and sexually assaulted’ in Bury St Edmunds

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An area off Mount Road in Bury St Edmunds remains cordoned off after a man claimed he was robbed, attacked and sexually assaulted during the early hours of this morning (20).

Police were called at around 3:10am to an injured man in Fieldfare Close.

The man, in his 20ss, reported that he had been robbed, assaulted and sexually assaulted by a man in Mount Road sometime between 2:30am and 3am.

The victim was taken to West Suffolk Hospital with facial injuries but has since been released.

A 20-year-old man from Bury St Edmunds was arrested a short time afterwards on suspicion of robbery.

He has been taken to the Bury Police Investigation Centre where he is awaiting questioning.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or has information that may help the investigation to contact Bury CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.