Handbag stolen from 14-year-old girl in late-night robbery in Ipswich

Roy Hensley, 46, of no fixed address, was arrested after two women were stabbed at properties in Ker

Roy Hensley, 46, of no fixed address, was arrested after two women were stabbed at properties in Kerry Court, Colchester, on Monday evening, Essex Police said. - Credit: Archant

A 14-year-old girl had her handbag stolen during a late-night robbery in Ipswich at the weekend.

The teenager was pushed to the ground in Iris Close when her handbag containing a white iPhone and around £30 was stolen at around 2.30am on Saturday.

She sustained minor injuries in the incident, police said.

The suspect who forced the handbag from her is described as a white teenage boy, aged around 16 years old, 5ft 6ins tall, of a skinny build and had a scar on his eyebrow. He is described as speaking with a Polish accent.

People who witnessed the robbery or have information which could help police are asked to call DC Andrew Rowe on 101 quoting reference IW/15/26. People can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.