Police are appealing for witnesses after a man attempted to rob a 14-year-old boy in a west Suffolk town.

The attempted robbery happened on Friday between 5pm and 5.30pm in Mill Street and continued onto Bridge Farm Close in Mildenhall.

A young adult male approached the boy and threatened to throw him into the river and road.

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Grabbing the victim by his T-shirt, he demanded his T-shirt, trousers and bag from him.

The victim was shaken but unhurt, and nothing was stolen.

Suffolk police is asking witnesses and anyone with information to get in touch, quoting crime reference number 37/20336/24.