Ipswich: Men sought following knife-point robbery

POLICE are appealing for information following a robbery in Ipswich yesterday.

The incident happened in the foyer of a communal flat in Franciscan Way at around 9.30am.

Two offenders standing in the entrance threatened a 24-year-old man with a small knife.

An amount of cash was stolen from the victim. The offenders ran off into the street towards Cromwell Square.

The victim was not injured from the incident.


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The first offender is described as a man of African Caribbean appearance, between 5ft 7in and 5ft 8in, aged late teens to early twenties, with braided hair and wearing a dark-coloured hooded tracksuit top and black trainers.

The second offender is described as a white man, between 6ft 1in and 6ft 2in, of a very slim build and with brown eyes. He appeared to have a broken nose and was wearing a dark coloured flat-peak hat, a hooded tracksuit top with matching tracksuit bottoms and dark-coloured trainers.

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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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