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

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident in Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday, September 12. Pict

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


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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.

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

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