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Ipswich: Man in hospital with cut face after attempted robbery

07:36 26 February 2013

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A MAN in his 30s was taken to hospital last night after sustaining two cuts to his face in an attempted robbery.

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The incident took place on Maidenhall Approach, Ipswich close to the junction of Belstead Road at around 10.50pm on Monday.

A police spokesman said: “A 36-year-old man was walking in the street when he was approached from behind by a man who demanded money. The offender assaulted the victim with an unknown object and ran off.

“The victim sustained two scratches to the face as a result of the incident and nothing was stolen.

“There is no further description of the offender.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to call the Ipswich Priority Crime Team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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2 comments

  • When did robbery and muggings become such a common occurrence in ipswich ??

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    Danny Boy

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013

  • @Danny Boy: When labour opened the immigration floodgates is the answer.

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    Supernova6

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013

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