Police issue E-fit of alleged offender in Risby roofing row

Police E-fit of a man wanted in connection with an incident i n Risby
Police E-fit of a man wanted in connection with an incident i n Risby
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Police have issued an E-fit of a man they would like to speak to after an alleged assault after a roofing row in Risby.

The incident occurred between 9.45am and 10am on Wednesday when a man called at an address in South Street offering to repair the roof, which the victim, a man in his fifties, stated he was not interested in.

Police say an altercation then followed during which the victim was struck to the face and knocked to the ground. A van being driven by another man then pulled-up which the offender got into and they drove off towards the village centre.

The victim sustained cuts to his head and a sore jaw as a result of this assault.

The alleged offender is described as white, about 25-years-old, 5ft 10in tall, with an athletic build and short dark hair. He was wearing jeans and a silver jacket.

The man driving the van, which is described as a white ‘Transit type’, is described as white, also around 25-years-old, and with dark short spiky hair.

The victim says he now feels insecure in his own home: clicke here for our earlier story

Anyone with information about this incident, or who believes they may have seen the men or the van in the area, is asked to contact PC Victoria McNee at Bury St Edmunds Police Station on 101 quoting reference BR/14/729, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.