Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 9°C

Search

Dog walker attacked and punched by gang wearing masks in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 12:28 01 August 2018 | UPDATED: 12:32 01 August 2018

The attack happened in Spring Road Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The attack happened in Spring Road Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

GOOGLE MAPS

A 20-year-old man was punched in the face and robbed while walking his dog in Ipswich, police believe.

The victim was walking in Spring Road between 11.44pm and 11.52pm on Monday when he was approached by four men on bikes.

He was verbally threatened before being punched in the face – and had cash taken from his wallet before the gang, who were wearing masks, cycled off.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the robbery, which happened near the junction with Bartholomew Street.

Officers believe two of the suspects were riding Carrera bicycles, one dark in colour and the other white.

The suspected ringleader is described as white, wearing a grey hooded top. He spoke with a local accent, police said.

All four of the men had their faces covered and the main offenders wore gloves – with one possibly carrying the Nike brand.

One suspect is described as mixed race.

Those who saw what happened should call police on 101 quoting reference 37/43038/18.

Alternatively, pass on information anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via this link.

The harrowing consequences of poor driving have been laid bare by a police chief who says he is sick of seeing the carnage it causes.

People are being warned of rail delays after police attended to an incident involving ‘disruptive passengers’ on a Greater Anglia service.

Most Conservative MPs from this region continue to support the Prime Minister in the face of the Brexit storm – but accept that the Parliamentary numbers make it difficult to see how the deal announced on Wednesday can get through.

Firefighters now believe a blaze above a high street shop in Ipswich was started deliberately.

Police have closed an armed robbery case after failing to identify a suspect.

As the country pulls together for Children in Need, one Ipswich business is raising funds by encouraging employees to bring a few cuddly friends to work.

An alcoholic accused of murdering a homeless man whose badly beaten body was found in the stairwell of a Colchester car park has told a court that the victim was still alive when he and his two co-defendants left him.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24