Burglar attacks man with knife at Lavenham home

Police news.

Police news.

A man suffered a cut to his hand after he was attacked by a burglar with a knife at his home in Lavenham.

The victim found a man in his kitchen when he returned home to the property, in Water Street, yesterday at noon.

The burglar grabbed a knife from a block on the worktop and cut the victim on the hand causing him to suffer a minor injury.

The man ran off through the front door.

Detectives would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and who may have seen a man running along Water Street just after noon, or anyone acting suspiciously in the area that morning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bury St Edmunds CID on 101 quoting reference 20673/16, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.