Robbery appeal - Ipswich

16 November 2012

Police are appealing for information following a robbery in Ipswich.

The incident happened at approximately 11pm on Wednesday 14 November in Bramford Road, near to the junction with Beaufort Street. The crime was not reported to police until late morning on Thursday 15 November.

A 39-year-old male was cycling along the road, as he approached a group of five men, they surrounded him. The group demanded money and assaulted the victim, causing him to fall to the ground. He awoke to find his phone, an amount of cash and his bike had been stolen.

The victim sustained bruising to the face and body, as a result of the incident.

The first offender is described as a black man, approximately 22-years-old, approximately 5'11" tall, of a medium build, had short black hair and was wearing a grey hooded top, grey jogging bottoms and white trainers.

The second offender is described as a man of Asian appearance, approximately 22-years-old, approximately 5'11" tall, of a 'stocky' build, had short black hair and was wearing a blue jacket with dark coloured corduroy jeans.

The third, fourth and fifth offenders are described as black men and aged late teens.

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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