Three men arrested after woman, 76, mugged in Mildenhall

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A 76-YEAR-OLD woman has been left with multiple injuries after a robbery in Mildenhall.

At around 10.45pm last night, the woman was walking along Kingsway when she was approached by three men who snatched her handbag from her.

She was left with a broken arm, head and facial injuries in the attack and had to be taken to West Suffolk Hospital where she is currently receiving treatment.

Three men were arrested nearby. A 22-year-old from Brandon and a 21-year-old from Mildenhall were arrested on suspicion of robbery. A 20-year-old man from Mildenhall was arrested on suspicion of robbery and possession of a bladed article.

All three men are in custody at Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.