Woman robbed in park in Mildenhall

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Police are hunting a cyclist who robbed a woman in her 20s in a park in Mildenhall yesterday.

The offender struck at some time between 9.30am and 10am in a park in Fincham Road.

The victim, a woman in her twenties, had been sitting on a bench but as she got up to leave, she was pushed over by a cyclist who stole her handbag and rode off towards Comet Way.

He is described as a white male, in his late teens to early twenties and he was wearing blue jeans and a red jacket or hooded top. He was riding a blue bike.

Anyone who may have seen this person, or who has any information about the robbery should contact the Bury St Edmunds Priority Crime Team on 101 quoting reference MH/14/1128, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.