Ipswich: Youngster, 12, pushed to ground in attempted robbery

A 12-year-old was pushed from his bike in an attempted robbery in Ipswich, police have said.

The incident happened yesterday at around 8.10am in an alleyway from Beatty Road to Nacton Road.

The boy was walking along the alleyway when he was approached by a man on a bike.

The man pushed the victim to the ground and searched his pockets.

A member of the public disturbed the man and he rode away.

You may also want to watch:

A Suffolk police spokeswoman said nothing was stolen from the victim and he was not injured in the incident.

The man is described as white, between 18 to 20 years old, around 6ft. He was wearing a dark hoodie, dark blue jeans and had a ring on his middle finger of his right hand.

Most Read

He was riding a blue man’s mountain bike.

Anyone with information about the incident or recognises the offender described is asked to call Ipswich Priority Crime Team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus