Ipswich: Two men robbed at knifepoint in town


- Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

TWO men were assaulted and robbed at knifepoint in Ipswich at the weekend.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened in St Clements Church Lane at around 2.15pm on Sunday.

The men were approached from behind by two males who assaulted them and demanded property.

One of the offenders had a fold out blade in his hand.

The first victim handed over his mobile phone and the second victim his wallet, an amount of money and a mobile phone.

As the offenders ran off, a further two or three individuals ran with them towards Grimwade Street.

The victims were not injured in the incident.

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The first offender is described as a white man, about 18, around 5ft 8ins, of a slim build with brown hair and was wearing a hooded top and grey gloves.

The second offender, who was holding the blade, is described as a white man, about 16, between 5ft 2ins and 5ft 3ins, of a slim build with blonde spiked hair and was wearing a hooded top and dark coloured trousers.

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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