Ipswich: Man attacked and robbed near Sir Bobby Robson bridge

A MAN was attacked and robbed as he crossed the Sir Bobby Robson bridge in Ipswich, police have said.

The 42-year-old was assaulted between 3pm and 3.30pm on Saturday in West End Road as he walked along the towpath and crossed over the bridge.

Two men approached him and knocked him to the ground.

They stole his Samsung mobile phone before running off towards the bridge.

Their victim suffered a small cut to his face as a result of the attack.

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Police officers are today calling for witnesses to come forward.

The first man is described as white. He appeared to be of eastern European orgin and was between 18 and 20 years old, of medium build. He was around 5ft 10ins, had short black hair and was wearing a grey long-sleeved hooded top and grey tracksuit bottoms.

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The second man is described as white, appearing to be of eastern European origin. He was between 18 and 20 years old, of slim build and around 6ft. He was wearing a grey long-sleeved top and light blue jeans.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to call Ipswich Priority Crime Team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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