Ipswich: Teen is attacked in attempted robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash in Colchester

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash in Colchester - Credit: Archant

A teenager was injured in an attempted robbery in Ipswich.

Detectives investigating the incident, which happened in Beechcroft Road at around 7.50am yesterday, are appealing for witnesses.

The 19-year-old victim was riding his bike when he was approached by two men in front of him.

As he passed, one of the pair assaulted him and the other attempted to take his bike.

The victim cycled off along Beechcroft Road.


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A Suffolk Police spokeswoman said nothing was stolen but the man sustained grazing to his face.

The two men wanted by police are described as wearing black hooded tops and scarves covering their faces. Both were described as speaking a foreign language which was understood to be Polish.

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Anyone with information should call the Ipswich Priority Crime Team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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