Ipswich: Purse stolen from woman in Prospect Street

Woman robbed in London Road, Stanway

Woman robbed in London Road, Stanway

A man stole a purse from a woman before fleeing through an Ipswich park, police have said.

The victim walked past a pub in Prospect Street when she spotted a man speaking loudly on his mobile phone.

She continued walking and he approached her from behind, grabbing her purse from her rucksack pocket before running off through Jubilee Park.

The purse contained an amount of cash and cards. The victim was not injured from the incident.

The offender is described as a black man, of a slim build, tall in height, between 18 to 25 years old and was wearing a dark blue hooded top.

Call police on 101.