Teenager escapes men in attempted robbery in Ipswich

Adrian Garlick has been found safe and well

Adrian Garlick has been found safe and well

A 15-year-old boy was ordered to empty his pockets when he was approached by three mean in Yarmouth Road, Ipswich, on Friday.

The incident happened at around 8am.

The teenager was walking when he noticed three men on other side of the road, who then approached him.

The first male told the victim to empty his pockets so the victim ran past them.

The men chased him, but the teenager managed to lose them near to Sainsbury’s car park.


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The first man, who threatened the victim, is described as a black man, aged in his mid-twenties, between 5’11” and 6 foot tall, of a large muscular build and was clean shaven. He was wearing a black hooded top, grey denim jeans and blue Nike trainers.

The second man is described as a black man, aged in his mid-twenties, smaller in height and build than the first man and was wearing a black hooded top.

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The third man is described as a black man, aged in his mid-thirties, was clean shaven and was wearing a white hooded top with a black t-shirt underneath that had a white image on.

Anyone with information relating to this crime should contact Ipswich CID quoting IC/15/4245 on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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