Teenager robbed at knifepoint in park

AN investigation is under way after a teenager was robbed at knife point while walking through a park.

It happened in Melton, near Woodbridge around 9.30pm on Friday.

The 19-year-old was walking across the playing field at Melton Road with a friend.

He went along a track leading up the hill and sat on a bench near the pond.

He looked around and saw two males behind him.


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One of them approached and started to assault the 19-year-old and he then saw that the other male was holding a knife.

The teenager was threatened and handed over his white mobile phone, a silver and black iPod, some tobacco and a lighter.

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The two men then ran away but as the victim and his friend walked back along Melton Road they saw one of them near the garage.

The 19-year-old suffered a cut to his finger, a cut to his eyebrow and bruising to his head.

One of the offenders is described as around 5ft 8ins – 5ft 9ins tall, wearing a black hooded top, black tracksuit bottoms and had his face partially covered with black material.

The other was slightly taller and was wearing a white hooded top with a white T-shirt underneath and white tracksuit bottoms.

Did you see the two in the Melton area on Friday evening?

Anyone with information should call Suffolk police on 01473 613500.

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