Efit issued after man robs purse from 85-year-old woman in Ipswich

Police are issuing an E-fit of an individual they would like to trace, after a robbery in Ipswich.

Police are issuing an E-fit of an individual they would like to trace, after a robbery in Ipswich. The incident happened in Burlington Road at approximately 2.45pm on Saturday 30 May. - Credit: Archant

Police have issued an efit of a man they would like to trace after a robbery in Ipswich.

The incident took place in Burlington Road around 2.45pm on Saturday.

An 85-year-old woman was approached by a man, who snatched her handbag from her shoulder before running off.

The bag contained cash and cards.

The victim was uninjured in the robbery.


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The man is described as white, aged in his late 20s, of slim build, under 6ft tall and wearing a blue top and blue trousers.

Anyone who recognises the efit or has any other information relating to the incident, should contact Suffolk police on 101, quoting IW/15/2183, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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