CONEY WESTON — Police are appealing for information after a man was hit by a bag of fruit in this village Aug. 15.

A 65-year-old man was standing at the side of a road talking to a friend about 2:30 p.m. when three cars came speeding by. A bag of plums was thrown at the man from the third vehicle, causing him to fall and bruise his knee, according to a Suffolk Constabulary news release.

The vehicle is described as possibly being a Nissan Primera, silver, with a rear spoiler.

Anyone who has information can contact Police Constable Simon Collins at Ixworth Police at 01284 774100 or Crime stoppers at 0800 555111.

Two men jumped by group in HaverhillHAVERHILL — Authorities are seeking information on a serious assault that occurred between 9:30 and 10 p.m. on Aug. 18, according to a Suffolk Constabulary news release.

The assault occurred along Greenfields Way. A 22-year-old man, walking with his girlfriend, was approached by a man who began to talk to him. While they were talking, a group attacked the 22-year-old, who fell to the ground and was kicked unconscious, the release said.

A male friend of the 22-year-old intervened and was also attacked. The 22-year-old man was taken to Addenbrooks Hospital, suffering stab wounds to his back, stomach and face. He is now recovering at home.

His friend sustained stab wounds to his neck but was not taken to the hospital, the release added.

The group involved in the assault was described as including males and females, between the ages of 16 and the mid-20s. There was possibly up to 10 people in the group.

After the assault, the group ran off in the direction of Castle Avenue.

Anyone with information on this incident can contact Acting Detective Sgt. Greg Moore at Haverhill Police at 01284 774100 or Crime stoppers on 0800 555111.

Empty building fire believed to be arsonBURY ST. EDMUNDS — Witnesses are asked to come forward following a fire at an abandoned business here Aug. 20.

The fire service was called to Lamdin Road about 11 a.m., following a report that a fire had been started and damaged roof insulation, a Suffolk Constabulary news release said.

The fire is being treated as arson. Anyone who saw suspicious people in the area are asked to call Police Constable Simon Clifton at the Bury St. Edmunds police station on 01284 774100 or Crime stoppers on 0800 555111.

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