Felixstowe: Woman shaken after robbery

A WOMAN was threatened and robbed after three men forced their way into her home last night.

The incident is the latest in a string of robberies to have taken place in Felixstowe in recent weeks.

The victim, a 32-year-old woman, was left shaken but uninjured following the ordeal.

The raiders, described as three black men, broke into the home and threatened the woman before stealing a number of items, including a Vauxhall Vectra car.

Police were called to a home in Grange Road, Felixstowe, at 7.45pm yesterday.


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A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said: “Three black males forced their way into a house and threatened the 32-year-old female occupant.

“They left after stealing numerous items including a dark blue Vauxhall Vectra index P864 SNM.

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“The woman is uninjured but extremely shaken by her ordeal.

“Police are actively seeking the vehicle and scenes of crime officers are attending the scene.”

A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said the car was recovered after it was discovered at around 12.50am.

The incident comes after two recent armed robberies at a bookmakers in the town.

Anyone with any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact DS Andrew Smethurst at Ipswich CID on 01473 613500.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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