Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 1°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Ipswich: Taxi driver is assaulted in middle of night after being called to home in Kelly Road

16:52 17 July 2014

Police are investigating after a taxi driver was assaulted

Police are investigating after a taxi driver was assaulted

Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery of a taxi driver in Ipswich.

shares

The taxi driver was called to a property in Kelly Road at around 3.30am this morning.

A man opened the taxi door and threatened the male driver inside. The victim was then assaulted by the man and another man who was with him. The victim drove off towards Dickens Road and lost sight of the offenders.

Nothing was stolen from the victim during the incident.

The first offender is described as a white man, between 25 to 30-years-old, around 5’9” tall and was wearing a grey hooded jumper.

The second offender is described as a man, about 5’10” tall and of a large build.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or recognises the men described to contact Ipswich Priority Crime Team on 101 quoting either IW/14/2451 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

shares

1 comment

  • What has Industrial car shampoo got to do with it ??

    Report this comment

    mr angry

    Thursday, July 17, 2014

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

A male cyclist has suffered a serious leg injury after being involved in a collision with a car in Ipswich this evening.

The scene of the shooting at the Old Rectory house in Sible Hedingham.

A man shot by burglars in Sible Hedingham is lucky to be alive but his leg may need to be amputated, police have said.

Comedian Stewart Francis

“Nine of diamonds. Sorry, my mind is playing tricks with me.”

A model of Hogwarts Castle used in the filming of the Harry Potter films. Photo: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Suffolk has featured in various films and TV shows over the years – but often it is well hidden or shown only briefly.

Sir Bob Russell meets with Paul Geater.

A fortnight ago in my column I was discussing the importance (or not) of car parking prices in attracting visitors to a town for a shopping trip or general day out.

The A12 as it approaches the Copdock roundabout.

One lane is blocked on the A12 at Copdock after a multi-vehicle crash.

Ipswich Park and Ride. Martlesham.

Hopes are rising that the park and ride service will be saved after talks between Suffolk County Council and the Ipswich Vision board.

Most read

Fred Olsen Travel Sale

cover

Click here to view
the Fred Olsen
Travel Sale

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24