Man threatened with knife

28 November 2012

Police are appealing for information after a man was threatended with a knife in an Ipswich robbery.

The incident happened in the foyer of a communal flat in Franciscan Way at approximately 9.30am on 27 November.

Two offenders standing in the entrance threatened a 24-year-old man with a small knife. An amount of cash was stolen from the victim. The offenders ran off into the street towards Cromwell Square.

The victim was not injured from the incident.

The first offender is described as a man of African Caribbean appearance, between 5'7" and 5'8" tall, aged late teens to early twenties, had braided hair and was wearing a dark coloured tracksuit hooded top and black trainers.

The second offender is described as a white man, between 6'1" and 6'2" tall, of a very slim build, had brown eyes, appeared to have a 'broken nose' and was wearing a dark coloured flat-peak hat, a hooded tracksuit top with matching tracksuit bottoms and dark coloured trainers.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to call Ipswich Priority Crime Team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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