CAMBRIDGE — An 18-year-old man was recovering at the hospital last week after being hit in the head with a “sharp implement” in Parker’s Piece, one of the city’s most popular parks, according to Cambridge police. The “extensive head injuries” were originally thought to be life-threatening, but the man survived the attack, according to police. Cambridge authorities are now looking for witnesses who were in the park on Feb. 11.
“I would like to hear from anyone in Parker’s Piece, or the surrounding area, on Saturday evening who may have seen the assault, or any suspicious activity,” Detective Sgt. John Hutchinson said in a statement. “It is vital that we establish exactly what happened prior to this man arriving at hospital, and any information you have … could help us to do that.”
Witnesses can call Cambridge police at 0845 456 4564 or Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111.
Information sought in church break-in
MILDENHALL — Suffolk authorities are asking for the public’s help in apprehending the suspect who broke into St. Mary’s Church on High Street. The break-in occurred between 2:30 p.m. Feb. 19 and 8 a.m. Feb. 20.
The suspect or suspects took only a set of keys. The break-in did result in an estimated £4,000 ($7,000) worth of damage.
Police would like anyone with information about the crime to contact Michael Moon at 01284 774 100 or Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111.
Police: Man exposed himself to girls
HAHVERHILL — Two 13-year-old girls and a 12-year-old girl reported seeing a man walk past them on Reeds Lane on Feb. 15, then turn and expose himself, according to a Suffolk police report.
He made no attempt to touch or follow the girls, who reported the early afternoon incident immediately to police, according to police.
The man was described as white, between 30 and 40 years of age, bald and wearing blue tracksuit bottoms and a navy blue sweatshirt.
Anyone with information on the incident is urged to call police at 01284 774 100.
Parts stolen from Household Waste Site
INGHAM — Police are investigating the theft of more than 1,000 pounds of steel taps, cable and brass in Ingham on the night of Feb. 14, according to a report from Suffolk authorities.
Between 5 p.m. Feb. 14 and 8 a.m. the next day, a perpetrator disabled the CCTV camera at Household Waste Site before making off with the parts, according to the report.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111.