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Bury St Edmunds teenager threatened and robbed of cash and mobile phone

PUBLISHED: 16:21 12 September 2018

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident in Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday, September 12. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident in Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday, September 12. Picture: GREGG BROWN

A teenage boy is believed to be the victim of a targeted attack after being robbed of money and his mobile phone in Bury St Edmumds.

The victim was reportedly approached by a man who threatened him and demanded that he hand over his belongings.

The boy gave the man cash and a mobile phone to the man who then ran off in the direction of Howard Park.

The incident took place on Tuesday September 12, between 12.30-12.45pm in St Olave’s Road, near Hunter Road.

The suspect is described as white, 6 feet 3 inches tall, medium build, with a ‘rough’ complexion, who was wearing a grey or black hooded top, black jeans and black Adidas shoes.

The victim was unharmed as a result of the incident ad police are appealing for witnesses.

Witnesses or anybody who has any information regarding the incident are asked to West CID on 101 quoting reference 52166/18.

Alternatively, contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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